into eclipse

Definition of into eclipse

  1. :  into a less important or less popular position a once popular author who has fallen/gone into eclipse

Word by Word Definitions

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  1. :  the total or partial obscuring of one celestial body by another

    :  the passing into the shadow of a celestial body — compare occultation, transit

    :  a falling into obscurity or decline

  1. :  to cause an eclipse of: such as

    :  obscure, darken

    :  to reduce in importance or repute


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