Definition of 'eclipse'
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It was a total eclipse of the stage. Times, Sunday Times (2016)A rare total eclipse of the moon will make your emotions a useful bit tougher and ambitions stronger. The Sun (2016)And we need YOU to help us eclipse our growing total. The Sun (2016)The total eclipse of the moon focuses on your marriage chart and stirs instant proposals. The Sun (2014)The eclipse can be seen more easily live on the internet. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Who would have thought it possible that a humble body part could eclipse a royal bride? Times, Sunday Times (2011)Why were they so concerned to predict lunar eclipses that have no practical importance to farmers? A Guide to Megalithic Ireland (1992)Your family life is the focus of the solar eclipse. The Sun (2011)The total eclipse of the moon inspires you to give and get more love. The Sun (2011)On my way came the darkness caused by the eclipse. THE LAST OF THE GENTLEMEN ADVENTURERS: Coming of Age in the Arctic (2004)The powerful eclipse of the moon uncovers exciting facts about your family past. The Sun (2011)Some other countries will see a total eclipse. The Sun (2006)There have been some particularly notable lunar eclipses in the past. Times, Sunday Times (2015)YOU'RE at the centre of the action with the solar eclipse in your sign. The Sun (2013)The eclipses of the sun and moon link discoveries about your family to a reunion with an international flavour. The Sun (2011)The partial eclipse will be over shortly after 11am. Times, Sunday Times (2008) May 's eclipse is the perfect deadline for a friend to keep a promise. The Sun (2012)Since then, it might be fair to say that her fame has eclipsed his. The Sun (2012)Inevitably, the results were eclipsed by the unfolding board and investor drama. Times, Sunday Times (2007)The total eclipse on Friday gives you a new signpost. The Sun (2015)For those lucky enough to have had clear skies, the partial solar eclipse yesterday was a wondrous sight. Times, Sunday Times (2015)The total eclipse of the sun in your birth sign makes today a turning point when wishes you make with a sincere heart can happen. The Sun (2012)The tone of her voice sounded as though she rather suspected that I had somehow caused the eclipse. THE LAST OF THE GENTLEMEN ADVENTURERS: Coming of Age in the Arctic (2004)The second eclipse highlights money, making you more prosperous but also helping you agree on a fair way to share out cash and other responsibilities. The Sun (2008)Could June's eclipse result in a ring? The Sun (2012)One of the observations will test a long-standing claim that clouds covering the Sun can sometimes part during an eclipse. Times, Sunday Times (2015)The second eclipse gives you a new and very intuitive understanding of people's secret feelings - and this will help relationships. The Sun (2008)I can think of worse things, one might be eclipsed by one's wife for example. Times, Sunday Times (2016)
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Translations for 'eclipse'
British English: eclipse NOUN
An eclipse of the sun is an occasion when the moon is between the Earth and the sun, so that for a short time you cannot see part or all of the sun. An eclipse of the moon is an occasion when the Earth is between the sun and the moon, so that for a short time you cannot see part or all of the moon.
...an eclipse of the sun.
British English: eclipse VERB
If one thing is eclipsed by a second thing that is bigger, newer, or more important than it, the first thing is no longer noticed because the second thing gets all the attention.
The gramophone had been eclipsed by new technology such as the compact disc.
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