Definitions for earthshineˈɜrθˌʃaɪn

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

earth•shineˈɜrθˌʃaɪn(n.)

  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.

    Category: Astronomy

Origin of earthshine:

1825–35

Wiktionary

  1. earthshine(Noun)

    Reflected earthlight visible on the Moon's night side.

  2. Origin: * from earth + shine

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