eclipses

All Noun Verb
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  • As science advanced, it was found that even eclipses fell within the province of law. Cited from The Religion of Babylonia and Assyria, by Morris Jastrow
  • However, all total solar eclipses can be seen from more than one planet.
  • They knew about the stars and eclipses, and built great cities. Cited from Boy Scouts in Mexico, by G. Harvey Ralphson
  • Eclipses occur when the three bodies form a nearly straight line.
  • Reference has already been made to the general terror that moon eclipses inspired. Cited from The Religion of Babylonia and Assyria, by Morris Jastrow
  • That's the reason why we see Eclipses of the sun and moon. Cited from Moorish Literature, by Anonymous
  • These ten longer lines, you see, mark the ten eclipses that constitute one of our days. Cited from The Girl in the Golden Atom, by Raymond King Cummings
  • In the case of solar eclipses these can be used to date events in the past.
  • Something there must be in human nature that eclipses human nature, if it is to endure so much! Cited from Preaching and Paganism, by Albert Parker Fitch
  • The eclipses of the following month deal with several countries. Cited from The Religion of Babylonia and Assyria, by Morris Jastrow
  • We know to a second when these eclipses take place, and they can be seen with a small telescope. Cited from Recreations in Astronomy, by Henry Warren
  • I here asked the Count if his people were able to calculate eclipses. Cited from The Works of Edgar Allan Poe V5[Raven Edition]
  • Besides, he has the air of a gentleman, and that eclipses them. Cited from Mysteries of Paris, V3, by Eugene Sue
  • The high cost of development often eclipses replicating the efforts for real world application.
  • This public law element eclipses any other private law element.
  • Their eclipses may be observed with a very small telescope, if one knows when to look for them. Cited from Sidelights On Astronomy, by Simon Newcomb
  • He was considered "one of the world's leading authorities on eclipses."
  • For any more personal purpose New Year's day eclipses all particular anniversaries. Cited from The Soul of the Far East, by Percival Lowell
  • Ten of these eclipses measure the passage of our day. Cited from The Girl in the Golden Atom, by Raymond King Cummings
  • When eclipses were not well understood, they were sometimes associated with unnatural forces.
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Root form of eclipses is eclipse for both verb and noun.

Meaning of eclipses

  • noun One celestial body obscures another
  • verb 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