[ US /əˈkɫɪps, iˈkɫɪps, ɪˈkɫɪps/ ]
[ UK /ɪklˈɪps/ ]
VERB
  1. be greater in significance than
    the tragedy overshadowed the couple's happiness
  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
NOUN
  1. one celestial body obscures another
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How To Use eclipse In A Sentence

  • The much anticipated The Twilight Saga: Eclipse premiere is almost here and we will be hosting a live stream of the red carpet arrivals! TWILIGHT SAGA NEWS JUNE 16TH: ECLIPSE PREMEIRE, CULLEN FAMILY, ROBERT PATTINSON & MORE | Open Society Book Club Discussions and Reviews
  • One cloud is enough to eclipse all the sun. 
  • A rare total eclipse of the moon will make your emotions a useful bit tougher and ambitions stronger. The Sun
  • The total eclipse begins when the Moon is fully inside the umbra, but it won't be completely blacked out.
  • The partial phase of such an eclipse lasts for much longer, some hours.
  • Granny viewed the eclipse by projecting the sun's image on to a sheet through her binoculars.
  • During the eclipse, the moon passed between the sun and the Earth, leaving a bright rim of fire.
  • a partial eclipse
  • When the Moon is fully immersed in the umbra a total lunar eclipse occurs.
  • The various lithium-based cells that are now displacing nimh eclipse them in so many ways that there is now no logical argument that can be made for using nimh in electric racing boats.
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