Definition of Partial eclipse
1. Noun. An eclipse in which the eclipsed body is only partially obscured.
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Literary usage of Partial eclipse
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1. Publications of the Astronomical Society of the Pacific by Astronomical Society of the Pacific (1892)
"THE partial eclipse OF THE MOON OF MAY u, 1892. BY A. STANLEY WILLIAMS, FRAS A cloudless sky enabled this eclipse to be observed with great satisfaction, ..."
2. An Almanack for the Year of Our Lord by Joseph Whitaker (1869)
"A partial eclipse of the Sun on June xo, nut visible from the British hies. The eclipse is visible from Antarctica, Australia, and New- Zealand. 3. ..."
3. A Text-book of General Astronomy for Colleges and Scientific Schools by Charles Augustus Young (1916)
"Beginning as a very small partial eclipse, with the sun about 12° east of the node, it will be a little larger at its next occurrence eighteen years later ..."
4. The Museum of Science and Art by Dionysius Lardner (1856)
"Condition of partial eclipse—determination of its magnitude.—14. Internal contact.—15. Annular eclipse.—16. Total eclipse.—17. Greatest possible duration of ..."
5. Nature by Norman Lockyer, Nature Publishing Group (1875)
"The partial eclipse begins at oh. 5im. 6s. mean time at Bangkok, 134° from the north point towards the west, and 168° from the vertex eastward, ..."