Solar Eclipse

   An eclipse of the Sun by the New Moon, caused when the Moon passes in front of the Sun.

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  • solar eclipse — n. see ECLIPSE (n. 1) * * * …   Universalium

  • solar eclipse — ► NOUN ▪ an eclipse in which the sun is obscured by the moon …   English terms dictionary

  • solar eclipse — n. see ECLIPSE (n. 1) …   English World dictionary

  • Solar eclipse — A solar eclipse occurs when the Moon passes between the Sun and the Earth so that the Sun is wholly or partially obscured. This can only happen during a new moon, when the Sun and Moon are in conjunction as seen from the Earth. At least two and… …   Wikipedia

  • solar eclipse — Saulės užtemimas statusas T sritis fizika atitikmenys: angl. solar eclipse vok. Sonnenfinsternis, f rus. затмение Солнца, n; солнечное затмение, n pranc. éclipse du Soleil, f; éclipse solaire, f …   Fizikos terminų žodynas

  • solar eclipse — Saulės užtemimas statusas T sritis ekologija ir aplinkotyra apibrėžtis Astronominis reiškinys, kai Mėnulis, praeidamas tarp Žemės ir Saulės, ją uždengia. atitikmenys: angl. solar eclipse vok. Sonnenfinsternis, f rus. затмение солнца, n …   Ekologijos terminų aiškinamasis žodynas

  • solar eclipse — noun Date: 1695 an eclipse of the sun by the moon see eclipse illustration …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • solar eclipse — so′lar eclipse′ n. astron. See under eclipse 1), a) …   From formal English to slang

  • solar eclipse — noun the moon interrupts light from the sun • Hypernyms: ↑eclipse, ↑occultation • Hyponyms: ↑annular eclipse …   Useful english dictionary

  • solar eclipse. — See under eclipse (def. 1a). * * * …   Universalium

  • solar eclipse — when the moon is located precisely between the sun and the earth, eclipse of the sun …   English contemporary dictionary

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