Lizet Elaine (simplyn2deep) wrote in 1_million_words,
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Word of the Day 11/22/17 Earthshine

Earthshine (noun)
earthshine [urth-shahyn]


noun, Astronomy.
1. the faint illumination of the part of the moon not illuminated by sunlight, as during a crescent phase, caused by the reflection of light from the earth.

Also called earthlight.

Origin: First recorded in 1825-35; earth + shine

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