, a. [L. eclipticus belonging to an eclipse, Gr. 'ekleiptiko`s. See Eclipse.] 1. Pertaining to the ecliptic; as, the ecliptic way.
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2. Pertaining to an eclipse or to eclipses.
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Lunar ecliptic limit (Astron.), the space of 12 on the moon's orbit from the node, within which, if the moon happens to be at full, it will be eclipsed. -- Solar ecliptic limit, the space of 17 from the lunar node, within which, if a conjunction of the sun and moon occur, the sun will be eclipsed.
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