from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.
- noun A solar eclipse in which the moon covers all but a bright ring around the circumference of the sun.
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- noun astronomy a
solar eclipsein which the thin outer diskof the suncan be seen as a ringaround the moon
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- noun only a thin outer disk of the sun can be seen
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