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Noun
An obscuring of the light from one celestial body by the passage of another between it and the observer or between it and its source of illumination
“Canada also witnesses the entire eclipse as does Central and South America.”
Noun
A loss of significance or power in relation to another person or thing
“Nevertheless, it is surprising to learn about the complete eclipse of the government sponsored agricultural research institution in this whole episode.”
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Verb
Obscure, veil
“The Negotiator Class diplomatic cruiser eclipsed the light of a blue sun, highlighting battle worn scars along her hull like sunlight on a river.”
Verb
To be greater, better, or stronger than
“The national side soon began to eclipse the achievements of more established powers, including Scotland.”
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