Definitions for eclipse

Definitions for (noun) eclipse

Main entry: eclipse, occultation

Definition: one celestial body obscures another

Definitions for (verb) eclipse

Main entry: occult, eclipse

Definition: cause an eclipse of (a celestial body) by intervention

Usage: The Sun eclipses the moon today; Planets and stars often are occulted by other celestial bodies

Main entry: eclipse, dominate, overshadow

Definition: be greater in significance than

Usage: the tragedy overshadowed the couple's happiness

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