Definition of solar eclipse in English:

solar eclipse

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noun

An eclipse in which the sun is obscured by the moon.
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  • 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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Pronunciation: kənˈspikyo͞oəs
adjective
standing out so as to be clearly visible