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A 'smokeless cigarette' developed and marketed by RJ Reynolds

Eclipse

Vascular surgery A laser for performing transmyocardial revascularizationn–TMR and percutaneous transluminal myocardial revascularization–PTMR

eclipse

(ĕ-klips′) [Gr. ekleipein, to leave out, omit]
To make or become dark or obscure.
eclipse

eclipse

  1. the period during which a virus exists as a free nucleic acid in the host cell, so called because nothing seems to be happening during this phase.
  2. (of plumage in birds) occurring for a short time after the breeding plumage is moulted, particularly in ducks.
References in classic literature ?
She was twice as handsome as Becky, but the brilliancy of the latter had quite eclipsed her.
On this occasion she was more particularly the centre-point towards which everybody's eyes were directed; for (to my lady's secret annoyance) she wore her wonderful birthday present, which eclipsed all the rest--the Moonstone.
The old man, who stood leaning on his rifle in a thoughtful attitude, shook his head, as he answered with a native steadiness, that entirely eclipsed the imposing air which his antagonist had seen fit to assume--
So do the shadows of our own desires stand between us and our better angels, and thus their brightness is eclipsed.