Lunar Eclipse

Science / Weather / Lunar Eclipse: An eclipse of the moon occurs when the earth is in a direct line between the sun and the moon. The moon does not have any light of its own, instead, it reflects the sun's light. During a lunar eclipse, the moon is in the earth's shadow. It will often look dim and sometimes copper or orange in color.

Other Words for Eclipse

Eclipse Verb Synonyms: conceal, hide, blot out, obscure, block, veil, shroud, cover, darken
Eclipse Noun Synonyms: decline, downturn, slump, recession
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Eclipse

Science / Astrology / Eclipse: An occultation, commonly used in reference to a darkening of the Sun or Moon. Solar eclipses occur at the times of those new Moons when the Moon, Sun and Earth are aligned so that the Moon blocks the MORE

Lunar Tide

Science / Tides and Currents / Lunar Tide: That part of the tide on the Earth due solely to the Moon as distinguished from that part due to the Sun. MORE

Lunar Return Chart

Science / Astrology / Lunar Return Chart: A chart cast for the time the Moon returns to the exact degree, minute, and second it occupied at the moment of an individual's birth. MORE

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