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eclipse

noun [C]
 
 
/ɪˈklɪps/
a situation in which the sun is covered by the moon, or the moon is covered by the Earth's shadow (= dark area): a solar/lunar eclipseAstronomy - general words
Translations of “eclipse”
in Korean (일식, 월식의) 식…
in Arabic كُسوف الشَّمْس, خُسوف القَمَر…
in French éclipse…
in Turkish güneş/ay tutulması…
in Italian eclissi…
in Chinese (Traditional) 太陽, 日蝕, 月蝕…
in Russian затмение…
in Polish zaćmienie…
in Spanish eclipse…
in Portuguese eclipse…
in German die Finsternis…
in Catalan eclipsi…
in Japanese 月食…
in Chinese (Simplified) 太阳, 日食, 月食…
(Definition of eclipse noun from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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