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solar eclipse Syllabification: so·lar e·clipse
Pronunciation: /ˈsōlər əˈklips/ /ēˈklips/

Definition of solar eclipse in English:


An eclipse in which the sun is obscured by the moon.
Example sentences
  • All the lunar ecliptic limits are substantially lower than the solar values, and that is why solar eclipses outnumber lunar eclipses by about three to two.
  • And unlike the partial phases of solar eclipses, lunar eclipses of course are completely safe to watch without using any filters.
  • Why are solar eclipses less common than lunar eclipses?
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