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  Definition of eclipse
  1. one celestial body obscures another
  2. 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"
  3. exceed in importance; outweigh; "This problem overshadows our lives right now"
  4. cause an eclipse of; of celestial bodies; "The moon eclipsed the sun"
Similar Words: occultation, occult, overshadow

 

Hyponyms: solar eclipse, lunar eclipse, total eclipse, partial eclipse

 

Derivational Morphology: occult, occultation

 

Language Translations:
Breton: fallaenn   Bulgarian: затъмнение  
Catalan: eclipsi   Croatian: pomrčina  
Dutch: verduistering   Finnish: pimennys  
French: éclipse   Galician: eclipse  
German: Finsternis   Greek: εκλείψη  
Hebrew: ליקוי מאורות   Icelandic: myrkvi  
Indonesian: gerhana   Italian: eclisse  
Japanese:   Korean: 식현상  
Latin: eclipsis   Polish: zaćmienie  
Portuguese: eclipse   Russian: затмение  
Slovak: zatmenie   Swedish: förmörkelse  
Telugu: గ్రహణం  
 
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