English to Afrikaans Meaning :: penumbra

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Noun(1) a fringe region of partial shadow around an umbra

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(1) As the partial phase progresses, you are moving deeper and deeper into the Moon's penumbra .(2) On Friday morning, the moon will enter the penumbra of the Earth's shadow at 3: 05 am, and the moonlight will become dimmer.(3) The Moon begins to enter the Earth's outer shadow, or penumbra , at 9: 06 P.M.(4) And we would do well to remember that the penumbra is the lighter, outer region of the shadow, the halo, indeed, of the shadow.(5) The penumbra of his face, and the emanations of light leaking from behind his ears, and his hair, was blinding.(6) The Moon on April 24th will glide through Earth's penumbra , producing what astronomers call a ÔÇÿpenumbral lunar eclipse.ÔÇÖ(7) Long, thin filaments radiate from the umbra into a brighter surrounding region called the penumbra .(8) Theorists suspect that the penumbra is key to keeping a sunspot intact.(9) He brings a sharp eye to the bedside of a poet friend and to urban decay, ÔÇÿthe dust of voices, / the smoky penumbra around streetlights.ÔÇÖ(10) Our planet's shadow has two parts, a dark inner core called the umbra and a pale outer fringe called the penumbra .(11) He is pacing up and down the library in the gloom, ÔÇÿthe penumbra of the libraryÔÇÖ, as he put it, and he thinks of a tiger in the jungle, and this is ÔÇÿThe Other TigerÔÇÖ.(12) A penumbra of fiery purple encircles this near-seamless construction of photographs, objects and painted images on wood.(13) In other cases the Moon does not pass through the umbra at all, just going through the penumbra (a region of partial shadow).(14) A penumbral eclipse, sometimes called an appulse, occurs when the Moon misses the Earth's umbra but passes through its penumbra or secondary shadow.(15) Neon glow qualifies the relation of work to wall; each piece generates its own set of shadow and penumbra .(16) an immense penumbra of theory surrounds any observation
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1. penumbra ::
2. ghost ::
3. phantom ::
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penumbra, penumbras
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