Definition of Occulted

1. a. Hidden; secret.



Definition of Occulted

1. Verb. (past of occult) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Occulted

1. occult [v] - See also: occult

Medical Definition of Occulted

1. 1. Hidden; secret. 2. Concealed by the intervention of some other heavenly body, as a star by the moon. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

Lexicographical Neighbors of Occulted

occlusor
occlusors
occular
occulent
occulomotor nerve
occult
occult arts
occult bleeding
occult blood
occult border of nail
occult carcinoma
occult fracture
occult hydrocephalus
occultation
occultations
occulted (current term)
occulter
occulters
occultic
occulting
occulting light
occulting lights
occultism
occultisms
occultist
occultists
occultly
occultness
occults
occultural

Literary usage of Occulted

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and General by Thomas Spencer Baynes (1888)
"Thus the satellites can never be all occulted together, or all in transit together. .... occulted ..."

2. Other Worlds Than Ours: The Plurality of Worlds Studied Under the Light of by Richard Anthony Proctor (1905)
"So far is it, again, from being true that the sun is in general only occulted for a short time before and after culmination, ..."

3. A Handbook of Descriptive and Practical Astronomy by George Frederick Chambers (1889)
"... the objects occulted disappear at the dark edge, and reappear at the illuminated edge; and during the latter period they disappear at the illuminated, ..."

4. Hand-books of Natural Philosophy and Astronomy by Dionysius Lardner (1858)
"In rising, it will be first occulted by the inner ring, then passing across the interval will be occulted by the outer ring, after which it will culminate ..."

5. The Mathematical Theory of Eclipses According to Chauvenet's Transformation by Roberdeau Buchanan (1904)
"Not every star in the heavens can be occulted. ... Only those stars lying within this distance of the ecliptic can be occulted. None others. ..."

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