annular eclipse definition

  • noun:
    • A solar eclipse in which the moon addresses all but a bright ring around the circumference of the sun.
    • a solar eclipse when the slim outer disk for the sunlight is visible as a ring round the moon
    • See under Annular.
    • only a thin outer disk for the sunlight is seen
  • adjective:
    • an eclipse of the sunlight in which the moon during the center for the eclipse conceals the main an element of the sun's disk, making a complete ring of light round the border.

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  • Hypernym for "annular eclipse"
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