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(Astronomy) A phenomenon occurring when the Moon passes between the Earth and the sun.
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  1. (Astronomy) A phenomenon occurring when the Moon passes between the Earth and the sun.
(Astronomy) A phenomenon occurring when the Earth casts a shadow over the Moon.
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  1. (Astronomy) A phenomenon occurring when the Earth casts a shadow over the Moon.
An eclipse in which the entire surface of a celestial body is obscured.
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  1. An eclipse in which the entire surface of a celestial body is obscured.
  2. An eclipse in which the entire surface of a celestial object is obscured.
An eclipse in which only part of the surface of a celestial object is obscured.
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  1. An eclipse in which only part of the surface of a celestial object is obscured.
A solar eclipse in which the moon covers all but a bright ring around the circumference of the sun.
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  1. A solar eclipse in which the moon covers all but a bright ring around the circumference of the sun.
The partly lighted area surrounding the complete shadow (umbra) of a body, as the moon, during an eclipse
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  1. The partly lighted area surrounding the complete shadow (umbra) of a body, as the moon, during an eclipse
  2. A partial shadow between regions of full shadow (the umbra) and full illumination, especially as cast by Earth, the Moon, or another body during an eclipse. During a partial lunar eclipse, a portion of the Moon's disk remains within the penumbra of Earth's shadow while the rest is darkened by the umbra.
  3. A partial shadow, as in an eclipse, between regions of complete shadow and complete illumination.
The state of being obscured
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  1. The state of being obscured
  2. An obscuring or being obscured
The process of becoming dim.
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  1. The process of becoming dim.
The act of something becoming darker.
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  1. The act of something becoming darker.
The act of hindering or preventing the discovery, knowledge, or sight of something.
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  1. The act of hindering or preventing the discovery, knowledge, or sight of something.
  2. The hiding or placement of an object out of notice or sight.
  3. The practice of keeping secrets
A cloth used to wrap a body for burial; a winding sheet.
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  1. A cloth used to wrap a body for burial; a winding sheet.
  2. Something that covers, protects, or screens; veil; shelter
  3. (--- Nautical) One of a set of ropes or wire cables stretched from the masthead to the sides of a vessel to support the mast.
A feeling or cause of gloom or unhappiness:
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  1. A feeling or cause of gloom or unhappiness:
  2. A nearby or adjoining region; vicinity:
  3. Shelter; protection:
(Short for) humeral veil
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  1. (Short for) humeral veil
  2. A piece of light fabric, as of net or gauze, worn, esp. by women, over the face or head or draped from a hat to conceal, protect, or enhance the face
  3. A piece of light fabric hung to separate or conceal what is behind it; a curtain.
The act of extinguishing, putting out, or quenching, or the state of being extinguished.
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  1. The act of extinguishing, putting out, or quenching, or the state of being extinguished.
  2. (Law) The annihilation or extinction of a right or obligation.
To cast a shadow over; darken or obscure.
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  1. To cast a shadow over; darken or obscure.
  2. To be, by comparison, more significant or important than
  3. To darken; obscure
To be greater than, as in degree or quality; exceed:
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  1. To be greater than, as in degree or quality; exceed:
  2. To be beyond the limit, powers, or capacity of; transcend:
  3. To go beyond, especially in a metaphoric or technical manner; to exceed.
To diminish the stature of; overshadow or detract from:
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  1. To diminish the stature of; overshadow or detract from:
  2. To make difficult to discern mentally or understand:
  3. (Linguistics) To reduce (a vowel) to the neutral sound represented by schwa (ə).
(Usually passive) cover or surround with clouds
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  1. (Usually passive) cover or surround with clouds
  2. To darken with or as if with clouds; obscure:
  3. To cloud over; darken
To make (the eyes or the vision) dim; darken or obscure
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  1. To make (the eyes or the vision) dim; darken or obscure
To cause confusion in; muddle.
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  1. To cause confusion in; muddle.
  2. To cover or obscure with or as if with fog.
  3. To envelop in fog.
To make blurred or dim, especially the eyes.
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  1. To make blurred or dim, especially the eyes.
  2. To blur; dim.
  3. To dim (the eyes) with tears, mucus, etc.
To become visually indistinct:
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  1. To become visually indistinct:
  2. To smear, stain or smudge.
  3. To become intellectually indistinguishable:
To become dark, obscure, or less transparent:
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  1. To become dark, obscure, or less transparent:
  2. To cover or obscure with clouds:
  3. To darken; obscure; threaten
To turn (headlights) down by switching from high to low beam
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  1. To turn (headlights) down by switching from high to low beam
  2. To make seem dim, as by comparison
  3. To grow dim
To make or become dull
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  1. To make or become dull
A dense layer of cloud lying close to the surface of the ground or water and reducing visibility to less than 1 km (0.62 mi). Fog occurs when the air temperature becomes identical, or nearly identical, to the dew point.
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  1. A dense layer of cloud lying close to the surface of the ground or water and reducing visibility to less than 1 km (0.62 mi). Fog occurs when the air temperature becomes identical, or nearly identical, to the dew point.
  2. To obscure or dim (a photographic image).
  3. To blur; dim; obscure
To feel, appear, or act despondent, sad, or mournful.
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  1. To feel, appear, or act despondent, sad, or mournful.
  2. To be or look morose, displeased, or dejected
  3. To be or become dark, shaded, or obscure.
Alternative form of MST (to mock a work by inserting annotations)
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  1. Alternative form of MST (to mock a work by inserting annotations)
  2. A mass of fine droplets of water in the atmosphere near or in contact with the Earth. Mist reduces visibility to not less than 1 km (0.62 mi).
  3. To conceal or veil with or as if with mist.
To render indistinct or dim; darken:
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  1. To render indistinct or dim; darken:
  2. To muddle; confuse; bewilder
  3. To cloud over; obscure; make dark or unclear
To diminish the stature of; overshadow or detract from:
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  1. To diminish the stature of; overshadow or detract from:
  2. To make difficult to discern mentally or understand:
  3. (Linguistics) To reduce (a vowel) to the neutral sound represented by schwa (ə).
(Sewing) To sew over (an edge) with long, loose stitches so as to prevent raveling
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  1. (Sewing) To sew over (an edge) with long, loose stitches so as to prevent raveling
  2. To cast beyond (the intended point) with a fishing rod.
  3. To become cloudy or gloomy.
To be, by comparison, more significant or important than
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  1. To be, by comparison, more significant or important than
  2. To darken; obscure
  3. To cast a shadow over; darken or obscure.
To throw a shadow upon
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  1. To throw a shadow upon
  2. To cast a shadow on; darken or shade:
  3. (Archaic) To shelter from light or heat
Find another word for eclipse. In this page you can discover 39 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for eclipse, like: solar-eclipse, eclipse of the sun, lunar-eclipse, eclipse of the moon, total-eclipse, partial eclipse, annular-eclipse, penumbra, obscuration, dimming and darkening.