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