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eclipsis definition

  • noun:
    • An omission of words needed to fully show the sense of a phrase
    • A line or dash always show that text has-been omitted
    • A mutation associated with the preliminary noise of a word in which voiceless sounds come to be voiced, voiced stops become nasal consonants, and vowels acquire a prothetic nasal consonant: see Appendix:Irish mutations#Eclipsis.
    • the omission or suppression of parts of words or phrases.
    • An eclipse.
    • Omission of a sound or letter; specifically, in Celtic gram., the suppression of the noise of a radical consonant whenever preceded by another of the identical organ.
    • A momentary losing awareness.
    • omission or suppression of elements of words or phrases
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