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noun (the occult)
supernatural, mystical, or magical beliefs, practices, or phenomena:a secret society to study alchemy and the occult
1of, involving, or relating to supernatural, mystical, or magical powers or phenomena:a follower of occult practices similar to voodoo beyond the range of ordinary knowledge or experience; mysterious:a weird occult sensation of having experienced the identical situation before communicated only to the initiated; esoteric:the typically occult language of the time 2 Medicine (of a disease or process) not accompanied by readily discernible signs or symptoms. (of blood) abnormally present, e.g., in feces, but detectable only chemically or microscopically.
verb [with object]
cut off from view by interposing something:a wooden screen designed to occult the competitors Astronomy (of a celestial body) conceal (an apparently smaller body) from view by passing or being in front of it.
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