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    eclipse

    eclipse - Dictionary definition and meaning for word eclipse

    Definition
    (noun) one celestial body obscures another
    Synonyms : occultation
    Definition
    (verb) be greater in significance than
    Synonyms : dominate , overshadow
    Example Sentence
    • the tragedy overshadowed the couple's happiness
    Definition
    (verb) cause an eclipse of (a celestial body) by intervention
    Synonyms : occult
    Example Sentence
    • The Sun eclipses the moon today
    • Planets and stars often are occulted by other celestial bodies
   Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for eclipse

during the total solar eclipse one heavenly body covers another heavenly body making the other one barely visible

eclipse: e (this) clip se(see); See this clip so dark cannot understand anything.

EK(ONE)LIPS(HONTH)IF ONE LIP COVERED BY ANOTHER THEN THERE IS ECLIPS

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