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- n. Alternative spelling of Earthshine.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. In astronomy, the faint light visible on the part of the moon not illuminated by the sun.
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He saw the dark low-glowing jewel in her eyes -- the earth-shine, all the sweetness of earth in it.
Explained the visibility of the new moon by _earth-shine_.
The visibility of "the old moon in the new moon's arms" he explained by earth-shine.
_; he invents a telescope, 95; he adopts the Copernican theory, 94; he conceives "earth-shine," 100; he discovers Jupiter's moons, 103; he studies Saturn, 114, _seq.