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Synonyms for umbra

comparative darkness that results from the blocking of light rays

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a region of complete shadow resulting from total obstruction of light

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As the trailing edge of the Moon slips out of the umbra, we reverse the play, moving from totality through a second partial and then penumbral phase.
The much wider part of the shadow, the penumbra, meanwhile, will cover a region on either side of the path of umbra, providing those who live in those regions to see a partial eclipse.
Umbra Search is made possible through generous support from the Institute of Museum and Library Services, the Doris Duke Charitable Foundation, and the Council on Library and Information Resources.
In conducting this dialogue of Umbra and Black Arts poetry with Ask Your Mama, Jazz Griots itself becomes a timely act of "historical reclamation" that asserts a more expansive literary history of radical African American jazz poetry than is usually assumed in studies of the "black aesthetic" or "the 1960s.
Si Ustadz Ameril Umbra Kato lang ang nawala pero ang mga turo ng Islam at ang aming mga gawain ay magpapatuloy (Ustadz Ameril Umbra Kato is already gone but the teachings of Islam and our works will continue)," Abu Misry pointed out.
With Umbra Solar's expertise in renewable energy, BlueNRGY will be able to enhance plant efficiencies and lower operational costs for customers around the world, it said in a statement.
2] is the radius of the umbra (which term applies to both total and annular eclipses) at a height Z above the fundamental plane, and n is the speed of the shadow (my emphasis), both reckoned in units of the Earth's equatorial radius.
THE LAUNCH OF THE UMBRA COLLECTION OF SOFT window treatments, which occurred during the March New York Home Fashions Market, confirmed that Peking Handicraft has become a significant player in branded home textiles.
How fitting that Umbra in Latin means shade--the company's first product.
With aviation speeds streaking past the supersonic barrier, the scientific experiment of photographing the eclipse from air was made possible, as IAF pilots chased the umbra shadow during the October 24, 1995 eclipse, which also heralded IAF's participation in scientific study that continues till date.
Umbella is derived from umbra, meaning "shade" or "shadow.
Blacksent: Book of the Umbra is a fantasy novel of murder, intrigue, and high adventure.
Their attempts to unravel the riddle of the blue stone take them to Oneiros, another world, strange and lovely and doomed to succumb to a shadowy force called the Umbra.
And the most important product of these associations, arguably, was the establishment of a literary group called, rather grandly, the Society of Umbra.