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Word Nerd: Umbra

Umbra is one of those really great descriptive words that gets used in detective novels and poetry and scrabble (u words are always great!). Umbra is more than just a shadow, however, since umbra means the darkest, deepest part of a shadow. Umbra is often used in astronomy to describe the cone-shaped area of full… Continue reading Word Nerd: Umbra