动词过去式:eclipsed 过去分词:eclipsed 现在分词:eclipsing 第三人称单数:eclipses
ex-=out of,fully 变化型 a-,e-,ec-,ef-,es-,iss-,s-
1 blocking of the light of the sun (when the moon is between it and the earth) or of the moon (when the earth's shadow falls on it) 日蚀; 月蚀
*a total/partial eclipse of the sun 日全[偏]蚀.
2 [C, U] (fig 比喻) loss of brilliance, fame, power, etc 光辉、声誉、权势等的丧失
*After suffering an eclipse, she is now famous again. 她沉默一时期以後, 现在又名声大噪了.
* The writer's name remained in eclipse for many years after his death. 这位作者死後很多年, 名字一直湮没无闻.
1 (of the moon, the sun, a planet, etc) cause an eclipse of (sth); cut off the light from （指月、日、行星等）形成（某种）蚀; 使...的光消失
*The sun is partly eclipsed (by the moon). 太阳（被月球）遮住一部分（日偏蚀）.
2 (fig 比喻) make (sb/sth) appear dull by comparison; outshine 使（某人[某事物]）相形见绌; 使黯然失色
*He is eclipsed by his wife, who is much cleverer and more amusing than he is. 他妻子比他聪明而有风趣, 显得他黯然失色.
A total lunar eclipse took place on November 9, 2003, the second of two total lunar eclipses in 2003, the first being on May 16, 2003.
1. Lunar eclipse occurs when the earth´s shadow falls on the moon. 地球的影子落在月球上时就发生月蚀。