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eclipses, plural;
  1. (of a celestial body) Obscure the light from or to (another celestial body)
    • - as the last piece of the sun was eclipsed by the moon
  2. Obscure or block out (light)
    • - a sea of blue sky violently eclipsed by showers
  3. Deprive (someone or something) of significance, power, or prominence
    • - the state of the economy has eclipsed the environment as the main issue
  1. An obscuring of the light from one celestial body by the passage of another between it and the observer or between it and its source of illumination
    • - an eclipse of the sun
  2. A loss of significance, power, or prominence in relation to another person or thing
    • - the election result marked the eclipse of the traditional right and center
  3. A phase during which the distinctive markings of a bird (esp. a male duck) are obscured by molting of the breeding plumage
    • - eclipse plumage

  1. one celestial body obscures another
  2. overshadow: be greater in significance than; "the tragedy overshadowed the couple's happiness"
  3. cause an eclipse of (a celestial body) by intervention; "The Sun eclipses the moon today"; "Planets and stars often are occulted by other celestial bodies"
  4. An eclipse is an astronomical event that occurs when a celestial object is temporarily obscured, either by passing into the shadow of another body or by having another body pass between it and the viewer. An eclipse is a type of syzygy.
  5. ECLiPSe is a constraint logic programming system that implements a programming language close to SICStus Prolog (it is ISO Prolog compliant and has wrapper libraries to emulate SICStus syntax). ...
  6. L'eclisse ("The Eclipse") is a 1962 film directed by Michelangelo Antonioni. It is considered the last part of a trilogy which was preceded by L'avventura and La notte.
  7. Eclipse is a Canadian drama film, written and directed by Jeremy Podeswa and released in 1994.
  8. Eclipse is the seventh studio album by Finnish heavy metal band Amorphis. The lyrics are from a play based on the Kullervo legend (told in the Kalevala), written by Finnish poet and playwright Paavo Haavikko in 1982.
  9. Eclipse is the fourth studio album by the band Autumn Tears. It was their first album in four years, since . Eclipse would be Erika Tandy's last album recorded with Autumn Tears. ...
  10. Eclipse is a 2005 science fiction novel by K. A. Bedford. It follows the story of James Dunne, an officer of the Royal Interstellar Service Academy whose first assignment becomes a nightmare when he is drafted into the First Contact Team.
  11. Eclipse is a brand of chewing gum and breath mint, first introduced in the U.S. by the Wrigley Company in 1999 as its first entrant into the pellet gum segment. However, it was modeled after Excel in Canada, which was launched in 1991, eight years before Eclipse was launched.
  12. Eclipse was the third album by Canadian progressive rock band CANO, released in 1978. The album was produced by Gene Martynec. It was the band's first album to include English language material. Most of the album was recorded shortly after founding member André Paiement committed suicide.
  13. An astronomical alignment in which a planetary object (for example, the Moon) comes between the sun and another planetary object (for example, the Earth), resulting in a shadow being cast by the middle object onto the other object; A seasonal state of plumage in some birds, notably ducks, ...
  14. (eclipsed) a conformation in which substituents on two attached saturated carbon atoms overlap when viewed as a Newman projection.
  15. (Eclipses) Eclispse record origins in history; Solstice Lunar Eclipse from TX 2010.
  16. (Eclipses) of the sun and moon take place when a new or full moon occurs near one of the lunar nodes. ...
  17. solar=partial to total darkening of sun due to moon coming between Earth and sun, lunar=partial to total darkening due to Earth casting its shadow on a full moon.
  18. Event during which one body passes in front of another, so that the light from the occulted body is blocked.
  19. To dream of the eclipse of the sun, denotes temporary failure in business and other secular affairs, also disturbances in families. The eclipse of the moon, portends contagious disease or death.
  20. the alignment of celestial bodies so that one is obscured, either partially or totally, by the other.
  21. Of the sun alluded to in Amo 8:9; Mic 3:6; Zac 14:6; Joe 2:10. Eclipses were regarded as tokens of God's anger (Joe 3:15; Job 9:7). ...
  22. When 3 bodies in space line up so one of them can't be seen.
  23. (B. Hendersen). 1972. Sop, fl, piano. Ms
  24. In reference to ducks, when males loose their breeding plumage after the breeding season in the fall, they are said to be in "eclipse plumage," In eclipse plumage, males often resemble females and may loose the ability to fly because they have lots their wing feathers.
  25. The obscuring of one celestial body by another. (1) A Solar Eclipse occurs when the Moon comes between the Earth and the Sun. In a total eclipse, the solar disk is completely obscured; in a partial eclipse the solar disk is only partly obscured. ...