Definition of Eclipses

1. Noun. (plural of eclipse) ¹



2. Verb. (third-person singular of eclipse) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Eclipses

1. eclipsis [n] - See also: eclipsis

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Eclipses

eclectick
eclectics
eclection
eclectism
eclegm
eclegms
eclesiastical
eclipsable
eclipse
eclipse blindness
eclipse period
eclipse phase
eclipsed
eclipser
eclipsers
eclipses (current term)
eclipsing
eclipsing binary
eclipsis
eclipsises
ecliptic
ecliptical
ecliptick
ecliptics
eclog
eclogite
eclogites
eclogitic
eclogitized
eclogs

Literary usage of Eclipses

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Nature by Norman Lockyer (1877)
"It is easy to solar eclipses acts in the same direction as the acceleration of the moon's mean mction, viz., it throws the place of observation to from ..."

2. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and General by Thomas Spencer Baynes (1888)
"This is clearly a favourable case for the occurrence of as many eclipses as ... [f all three seasons could be of the class containing three eclipses, ..."

3. A Short History of Astronomy by Arthur Berry (1899)
"eclipses of the sun and moon must from very early times have excited great ... That eclipses of the sun only take place at new moon, and those of the moon ..."

4. An Introduction to Astronomy by Forest Ray Moulton (1906)
"The conclusion is that there will be, at the leant, only two eclipses in a year, both of the sun; or, at the most, six eclipses, four of the sun and two of ..."

5. The Observatory (1907)
"regards many of the eclipses in the ' Almagest.,' I suspect that he was in pretty much the ... Three of the eclipses Ptolemy may have observed himself, ..."

6. Report of the Annual Meeting (1862)
"On the Quantity of (he Acceleration of the Moon's Mean Motion, as indicated by the Records of certain Ancient eclipses. By the Rev. ..."

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