from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. An eclipse in which the entire surface of a celestial body is obscured.
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- n. An eclipse in which the eclipsed body is completely obscured to the viewer.
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- n. an eclipse as seen from a place where the eclipsed body is completely obscured
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A German-born Jew, Schuster led the Royal Society’s 1875 expedition to observe a total eclipse in Siam Thailand.
This was all but a total eclipse in his art-life, for he did little of note during the period of his St. Petersburg career.