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solar eclipse

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Collins Dictionary of Astronomy © Market House Books Ltd, 2006

solar eclipse

[′sō·lər i′klips]
(astronomy)
An eclipse that takes place when the new moon passes between the earth and the sun and the shadow formed reaches the earth; may be classified as total, partial, or annular.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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