from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A solar eclipse in which the moon covers all but a bright ring around the circumference of the sun.
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- n. a solar eclipse in which the thin outer disk of the sun can be seen as a ring around the moon
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. an eclipse of the sun in which the moon at the middle of the eclipse conceals the central part of the sun's disk, leaving a complete ring of light around the border.
- n. See under Annular.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. only a thin outer disk of the sun can be seen
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