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noun as in shadowing of the sun

verb as in obscure, veil

verb as in surpass achievement

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If we were lucky, a planet might pass between us and its star, creating something like a miniature eclipse.

Eclipsed by an Erupting CometAnything that passes in front of the sun can create an eclipse.

Darkness defined the most awesome and most feared of astrological events, a total eclipse of the sun, and inspired some of the greatest advances in the history of science.

While Earth was between the sun and moon for a lunar eclipse in January 2019, the Hubble Space Telescope observed how chemicals in Earth’s atmosphere blocked certain wavelengths of sunlight from reaching the moon.

During the lunar eclipse, Hubble examined sunlight that had passed through Earth’s atmosphere and reflected off of the moon for signatures of ozone.

Once 2007 rolled along, Kardashian's Ray J sex tape catapulted her to fame, helping her eclipse her former employer.

That's what The Twilight Saga: Eclipse sounds like when it's up to the clever Bad Lip Reading folks.

He wanted to be a big nova that would eclipse everything.... That was the only thing that would satisfy Andy.

He wanted to be a big nova that would eclipse everything. . . . That was the only thing that would satisfy Andy.

Tracking is for an opening weekend that could eclipse $100 million.

But you, so formed to shine—to eclipse all others—do you never dance, seorita?

He held all the records for height, and it was known that at Attercliffe he meant to endeavour to eclipse his own achievements.

The architecture and paintings also indicate, with the increase of wealth and luxury, the decline and fatal eclipse of art.

Much of the architecture, however, is debased, indicating the decline and eclipse of art in the fifth or sixth century.

The expression of the face also underwent a change—a dire eclipse of woe—no less painful to behold.


On this page you'll find 93 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to eclipse, such as: concealment, null, decline, diminution, dimming, and extinction.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.