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  • verb Present participle of eclipse.


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  • Why did the anger and resentment toward Howell Raines become the story even to the point of kind of eclipsing the Jayson Blair saga?

    CNN Transcript Jun 8, 2003 2003

  • ANDERSEN: So the question is -- I mean, not to get too abstract -- and I agree with you that the -- sort of the giant corporate -- corporations are kind of eclipsing the nation's state as the most salient entity.

    CNN Transcript - Special Event: Millennium 2000: Media in the New Century - January 2, 2000 2000

  • He said his wife Samantha was "eclipsing" him on the campaign trail as the couple appeared in the first of a series of online videos planned for the run-up to the general election.

    EDP24 News 2010

  • Perhaps she complimented it by stating that if one entity is going to take the other it won't be a superimposition rather an eclipsing which is not going to travel any longer.

    Personal Weblog of Deepak Vasudevan Deepak Vasudevan 2010

  • "eclipsing" the real health problems involving alcohol.

    Epolitix News 2009

  • Yes, part of that is true only because the Republican National Committee head has never said anything like, "The entire reason I became RNC chair was to sell the terrible book I sprung on my colleagues," but let's face it: Steele's endurance in the face of constant personal failure broke new ground, eclipsing even the Los Angeles Clippers and Jeff Zucker.

    Michael Steele And The Many, Many People Who Called For His Resignation Jason Linkins 2011

  • There is not much of the archetypal holding midfielder about either Charlie Adam or David Vaughan but the visitors 'central pairing was controlled throughout and clinical when the opportunity arose, comfortably eclipsing the Liverpool partnership of Steven Gerrard and Christian Poulsen.

    Blackpool deserve more praise after media focus on burying Liverpool Andy Hunter 2010

  • As of Sunday morning, his Gulf Coast Claims Facility had distributed $515 million to individuals and businesses in affected states since Aug. 23 — up from $349 million Thursday and eclipsing the $396 million BP paid in the four previous months.

    Spill Payments Irk Alabama Business Mike Esterl 2010

  • All around, partygoers clinked glasses together; some pointed to the moon slowly eclipsing in the sky.

    Live and Let Love Andrea Buchanan 2011

  • Launched in March, Kepler finished its electronics check-out and turned to its principal mission this week, staring at roughly 100,000 nearby stars for tell-tale "blinks" caused by eclipsing planets.

    Kepler's search for another Earth begins 2009


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