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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.
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The most dramatic moments to be captured on video are the fleeting seconds at the beginning and end of totality as the Sun's shrinking crescent gives way to Baily's Beads and the diamond ring.
At two points along the track, the eclipse was truly a hybrid: a 1-second totality, with Baily's Beads surrounding the Sun and the corona appearing and disappearing in an instant.
High mountains along the Moon's limb will shorten this duration with spectacular displays of Baily's Beads.
eastern limb of the Moon brightened and Baily's beads
With the end of totality the Sun's brilliant rim broke through in a magnificent display of Baily's Beads.
As the solar crescent dwindled to a hairline, I saw through my Questar that it was beginning to break up into the beautiful effect of Baily's Beads.
A well-prepared observer, we're told, should be alert to the onset of eerie twilight, tiny crescents dappling the ground, shadow bands, sky color, Baily's Beads, diamond rings, coronal streamers, brushes, prominences, and so on a daunting set of observational must-sees.