Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The act of obscuring or darkening; the state of being darkened or obscured; the act or state of being made obscure or indistinct: as, the obscuration of the moon in an eclipse.
- n. the state of being obscured
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. The act or operation of obscuring; the state of being obscured.
“Solar eclipse, whereas in the case of a lunar eclipse the obscuration is the same in degree at all parts of the Earth where the Moon is visible.”
“You'll need to be in a rural location to avoid the obscuration of city lights.”
“If this should occur you'll need to be in a rural location to avoid the obscuration of city lights.”
“The culprit is a national policing structure that has become a convenient model of obscuration and unaccountability”
“But that is not a reason to blame one rogue officer when the culprit is a national policing structure that has become a convenient model of obscuration and unaccountability.”
“Editorial: The culprit is a national policing structure that has become a convenient model of obscuration and unaccountability”
“These are frequently attended by obscuration of vision or temporary blindness.”
“Had the acetate been used, the imposition of the poems directly over the images of the subjects 'faces would have integrated word and image but would have resulted in considerable obscuration of both the text and the faces.”
“Whereas once the texture of paint, the curve of line, the density of color was the meaning I gave to my life, I now see it all as an interruption of blank space, a contrivance of personality, an obscuration of peace.”
“Klesha" may sound like Yiddish, but it's actually Sanskrit for an obscuration, or perhaps, in a more contemporary sense, a neurotic upheaval.”
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