partial solar eclipse

noun

: an eclipse of the sun in which the moon does not completely hide the solar surface or photosphere so that some direct rays of sunlight reach the observer : all the part of a total solar eclipse outside of the path of totality

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“Partial solar eclipse.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/partial%20solar%20eclipse. Accessed 9 Dec. 2023.

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