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 eclipse eclipse

noun

  • ( ) one celestial body obscures another  ( eclipse, occultation )
    one celestial body obscures another
  • verb

  • ( ) cause an eclipse of (a celestial body) by intervention  ( eclipse, occult )
    cause an eclipse of (a celestial body) by intervention
     The Sun eclipses the moon today
    The Sun eclipses the moon today
     Planets and stars often are occulted by other celestial bodies
    Planets and stars often are occulted by other celestial bodies
  • ( ) be greater in significance than  ( dominate, eclipse, overshadow )
    be greater in significance than
     the tragedy overshadowed the couple's happiness
    the tragedy overshadowed the couple's happiness


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