File:Saturn eclipse.jpg

An eclipse of the sun by Saturn, seen from the Cassini orbiter

See also éclipse, and éclipsé

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Etymology[edit | edit source]

From Latin eclīpsis, from Ancient Greek ἔκλειψις (ekleipsis), eclipse), from ἐκλείπω (ekleipō), I abandon), from ἐκ (ek), out) and λείπω (leipō), I leave behind).

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Noun[edit | edit source]

Singular
Eclipse

Plural
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Eclipse ({{{1}}})

  1. An astronomical alignment in which a planetary object (for example, the Moon) comes between the sun and another planetary object (for example, the Earth), resulting in a shadow being cast by the middle object onto the other object.
  2. A seasonal state of plumage in some birds, notably ducks, adopted temporarily after the breeding season and characterised by a dull and scruffy appearance.

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Verb[edit | edit source]

Infinitive
to Eclipse

Third person singular
eclipses

Simple past
eclipsed

Past participle
-

Present participle
eclipsing

to Eclipse (third-person singular simple present eclipses, present participle eclipsing, simple past and past participle eclipsed)

  1. (transitive) Of astronomical bodies, to cause an eclipse.
    The Moon eclipsed the Sun.
  2. (transitive) To overshadow; to be better or more noticeable than.
    The student’s skills soon eclipsed those of his teacher.

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Galician[edit | edit source]

Etymology[edit | edit source]

From Latin eclīpsis.

Noun[edit | edit source]

Eclipse f. (plural Eclipses)

  1. eclipse

Portuguese[edit | edit source]

Noun[edit | edit source]

Eclipse m. (plural eclipses)

  1. eclipse

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Eclipse

  1. First-person singular (eu) present subjunctive of verb eclipsar.
  2. Third-person singular (ele, ela, also used with tu and você?) present subjunctive of verb eclipsar.
  3. Third-person singular (você) affirmative imperative of verb eclipsar.
  4. Third-person singular (você) negative imperative of verb eclipsar.

Spanish[edit | edit source]

Etymology[edit | edit source]

From Latin eclīpsis.

Noun[edit | edit source]

Eclipse m. (plural Eclipses)

Singular
Eclipse m.

Plural
Eclipses m.

  1. eclipse
  2. disappearance

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Verb[edit | edit source]

Eclipse (infinitive eclipsar)

  1. formal second-person singular (usted) imperative form of eclipsar.
  2. first-person singular (yo) present subjunctive form of eclipsar.
  3. formal second-person singular (usted) present subjunctive form of eclipsar.
  4. third-person singular (él, ella, also used with usted?) present subjunctive form of eclipsar.

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