- not apparent on mere inspection but discoverable by experimentation.
- of a nature not understood, as physical qualities.
- dealing with such qualities; experimental: occult science.
verb (used with object)
verb (used without object)
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Example sentences from the Web for occulted
A faintest, tiny blur against the stars, a few of them occulted as though an invisible shadow were upon them.Brigands of the Moon|Ray Cummings
In another moment the higher of the villas that had clambered up the hill from Burdock had occulted the running figure.The Invisible Man|H. G. Wells
Indicating it as being vital and intrinsic, at one with the occulted sources of Life.Feminism and Sex-Extinction|Arabella Kenealy
It was a remote star, one of myriads in the constellations at large, the definite groups which occulted in the void before me.Old Junk|H. M. Tomlinson
First, when the moon is occulted by the earth it is believed to be devoured by some evil demon, or by wolves or dogs.Moon Lore|Timothy Harley
British Dictionary definitions for occulted
adjective (ɒˈkʌlt, ˈɒkʌlt)
- of or characteristic of magical, mystical, or supernatural arts, phenomena, or influences
- (as noun)the occult