eclipsing bin-aries

eclipsing variable

noun Astronomy.
a variable star whose changes in brightness are caused by periodic eclipses of two stars in a binary system.
Also called eclipsing binary.

1920–25; eclipse + -ing2 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
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