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terminology

Terminology

EB:  In this website, and in informal convsersation, "EB" is short for "eclipsing binary" -- of any kind!  Not to be confused with "EB" in the GCVS or VSX, which means an eclipsing binary with a beta Lyrae light-curve morphology, as opposed eclipsing binaries with EA or EW light curve morphologies.  Both of the general variable star books listed in the bibliography (i.e.

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