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To obscure or block out an object or light
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“Computers using Kepler's three laws produce the numerical tables that tell me the Moon will eclipse the Sun in 2017 just as they told me the Earth would eclipse the Moon tonight.”
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To engulf or envelop (something) thoroughly or completely
“Darkness would eclipse the Karakoram mountains in less than an hour.”
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To dim or darken, especially by casting a shadow over
“Were the earth bigger than the sun, its shadow would increase in bulk the farther it extended, and would eclipse the great planets, Jupiter, Saturn, and Uranus, with all their moons.”
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To be superior to in performance or standard
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“The national side soon began to eclipse the achievements of more established powers.”
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To be of greater importance
“On balance the benefits eclipse the risks when the totality of the former are weighed against the totality of the latter.”
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Casts a shadow over
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To have power and influence over
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To create or form a layer over
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Plural for the act or state of obscuring or blocking an object or light
“Once upon a time, I was falling in love, but now I'm only falling apart. There's nothing I can do. A total eclipse of the heart.”
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Plural for a loss of significance or power in relation to another person or thing
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“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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Plural for the state or act of being superior to in performance or standard
“His eclipse of his mentor was complete.”
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Plural for the act or process of vanishing
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Plural for the partial or total absence of light
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Plural for destruction or extinction
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