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eclipse

 
Noun eclipse has 1 sense
  1. eclipse, occultation - one celestial body obscures another
    --1 is a kind of interruption, break
    --1 has parts: egress, emersion; ingress, immersion
    --1 has particulars: solar eclipse; lunar eclipse; total eclipse; partial eclipse
    Derived forms: verb eclipse3, verb eclipse2
Verb eclipse has 3 senses
  1. overshadow, eclipse - exceed in importance; outweigh; "This problem overshadows our lives right now"
    --1 is one way to excel, stand out, surpass
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s somebody
    Something ----s somebody
    Something ----s something
  2. eclipse, occult - cause an eclipse of (a celestial body) by intervention; "The Sun eclipses the moon today"; "Planets and stars often are occulted by other celestial bodies"
    --2 is one way to overshadow
    Derived form: noun eclipse1
    Sample sentence:
    Something ----s something
  3. eclipse - cause an eclipse of; of celestial bodies; "The moon eclipsed the sun"
    --3 is one way to
    obscure, bedim, overcloud
    Derived form: noun eclipse1
    Sample sentence:
    Something ----s something
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