eclipsis


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eclipsis

(ɪˈklɪpsɪs)
n
1. (Grammar) a rare word for ellipsis1
2. (Phonetics & Phonology) (in Gaelic) phonetic change of an initial consonant under the influence of a preceding word. Unvoiced plosives become voiced, while voiced plosives are changed to nasals
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Noun1.eclipsis - omission or suppression of parts of words or sentences
deletion, omission - any process whereby sounds or words are left out of spoken words or phrases
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Brian Elgey used the Ellipsis Eclipsis sculpture in Newcastle - created by American artist Danny Lane - as a platform to advertise his club night KoosDays@TigerTiger.
The proprietary products include software designed for the items mentioned above and the eclipsis, a PowerPC based handheld computer, which is currently under development.