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The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Eclipse \E*clipse"\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Eclipsed ([-e]*kl[i^]pst"); p. pr. & vb. n. Eclipsing.] 1. To cause the obscuration of; to darken or hide; -- said of a heavenly body; as, the moon eclipses the sun. [1913 Webster] 2. To obscure, darken, or extinguish the beauty, luster, honor, etc., of; to sully; to cloud; to throw into the shade by surpassing. "His eclipsed state." --Dryden. [1913 Webster] My joy of liberty is half eclipsed. --Shak. [1913 Webster]