Science / Weather / Solar Eclipse: An eclipse of the sun occurs when the moon is in a direct line between the sun and the earth, casting some of the earth's surface in its shadow. The moon's disk shaped outline appears to cover the sun's brighter surface, or photosphere. That part of the earth that is directly in the moon's shadow will see a total eclipse of the sun, while the areas around it will see a partial eclipse.
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
Technology / Television (TV) / Solar Outage: Solar outages occur when a satellite dish is looking at a satellite, and the sun passes behind the satellite and within the field of view of the dish antenna. Solar outages occur during the spring an MORE