Sed nos veri iuris germanaeque iustitiae solidam et expressam effigiem nullam tenemus, umbra et imaginibus utimur.
Each spot is quite sharply divided into an umbra and a penumbra.
Sometimes lengthened processes unite with those of the opposite side and form bands and ‘bridges’ across the umbra.
Sedentes in tenebris, et in umbra mortis, vinctos in mendicitate.
The length of the moon's umbra is usually greater than the distance of the moon from the earth.
I saw her wander off to the music-room directly after dinner, and I believe your umbra—Mr. What-d'ye-call-him—went with her.
The umbra is generally uniformly dark, but at times filmy luminous clouds have been observed floating over it.
The double of the Egyptian sepulchral records corresponds exactly to the of the Greeks and the umbra of the Latins.
Diagram of the use of the umbra Versa, at two observations; Astrol.
"Manes," "umbra," "simulacra," are the expressions of Cicero and Virgil.
1590s, "phantom, ghost," a figurative use from Latin umbra "shade, shadow" (see umbrage). Astronomical sense of "shadow cast by the earth or moon during an eclipse" is first recorded 1670s. Meaning "an uninvited guest accompanying an invited one" is from 1690s.
Plural umbras or umbrae (ŭm'brē)