eclipse eclipse  /ɪ ˈklɪps/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) one celestial body obscures another
  2. (v) be greater in significance than
  3. (v) cause an eclipse of (a celestial body) by intervention

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. A comparable eclipse will not occur again until the year 2150.
  2. Hundreds of millions of people flocked outdoors on July 22 to watch the longest total solar eclipse of the 21st century, a 6-min.
  3. Solar eclipses were once innocent festivals of science, observed for the blameless information that could be extracted from them.

News

  1. Eclipse-winning jockey Dominguez retires

    Ramon Dominguez, winner of the last three Eclipse Awards for outstanding jockey, announced Thursday was retiring from riding because of injuries he sustained during a spill at Aqueduct in January.
    on June 13, 2013     Source: Lexington Herald-Leader

  2. The Lunar Eclipse as You've Never Seen It Before

    In most pictures of a lunar eclipse, the face of the moon you see is a black sphere, as in the image above. With the sun directly on the other side of the moon from us, the side we see is entirely in the ...
    on June 13, 2013     Source: The Atlantic via Yahoo! Finance

  3. The Solar Eclipse as You've Never Seen It Before

    In most pictures of a solar eclipse, the face of the moon you see is a black sphere, as in the image above. With the sun directly on the other side of the moon from us, the side we see is entirely in the ...
    on June 13, 2013     Source: The Atlantic via Yahoo! Finance

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Quotes

  1. "An illness like Hodgkin's serves as a reminder that we have a limited time _ and how our time can end when we least expect it," Specter wrote. "Moreover, the event of death could never eclipse what is most important, which is how we spend...
    on Apr 15, 2008 By: Arlen Specter Source: FOXNews

  2. "I am thrilled that David Slade will be directing 'Eclipse,' Twilight" author Stephenie Meyer said in a statement announcing the director's appointment. "He's a visionary filmmaker who has so much to offer this franchise. From the beginning,...
    on Apr 22, 2009 By: Stephenie Meyer Source: MTV.com

  3. "Before the end of 'Eclipse,' you really don't get to hear Victoria's voice. When she does speak, it's really surprising to Bella because it's a high, child-like voice," Howard explained. "So having read the book, I wanted to do that, but at...
    on Jun 28, 2010 By: Bryce Dallas Howard Source: WGAL Lancaster

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