Definitions for baily's beadsˈbeɪ liz

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Bai′ly's beads′ˈbeɪ liz(n.pl.)

  1. spots of sunlight encircling the moon immediately before and after a total solar eclipse.

    Category: Astronomy

Origin of Baily's beads:

1865–70; after Francis Baily (1774–1844), English astronomer

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