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  • n. Plural form of eclipse.
  • v. Third-person singular simple present indicative form of eclipse.


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  • My usual method of viewing eclipses is to read about it next morning in the paper and then curse myself for forgetting.

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  • These events are called eclipses, or more precisely, transits and occultations.

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  • Federer's 15 major titles eclipses the mark he shared with Pete Sampras, who won his 14th Grand Slam trophy in his last match at the 2002 U.S. Top Stories

  • "The Blind Side" eclipses "New Moon" at weekend box office with $20.4 million.

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  • For this reason Chinese astronomers labored mightily to make even rare events, such as eclipses, as predictable as sunrises.

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  • It follows from these claims that it is wrong to interpret events such as eclipses or natural disasters as omens sent by heaven.


  • But the kind of eclipses that we cannot foresee are the midnight power shortages such as the one we had the other day.


  • Exoplanets have been found via a “Doppler Wobble” (the most common technique, transits (aka eclipses), heat signatures (e.g., with Spitzer Space Telescope), and directly imaged (with the Keck, Subaru, and Hubble Space Telescopes).

    Online Resources for Exoplanets

  • A myth, however, has not necessarily any basis of fact: it may be a sort of primitive philosophy, an hypothesis freely invented to explain some fact in nature, such as eclipses, or to explain some social custom whose origin is forgotten, such as the sacrificing of a ram.

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