occult : Definition, Usages, News and More
- n supernatural forces and events and beings collectively
- n supernatural practices and techniques
he is a student of the occult
- v cause an eclipse of (a celestial body) by intervention
Planets and stars often are occulted by other celestial bodies
- v become concealed or hidden from view or have its light extinguished
The beam of light occults every so often
- v hide from view
The lids were occulting her eyes
- s hidden and difficult to see
an occult fracture
occult blood in the stool
- s having an import not apparent to the senses nor obvious to the intelligence; beyond ordinary understanding
- Ever since they fell into goose-step behind Adolf Hitler millions of Germans have been waiting for what Der Fhrer calls "the occult forces of World Jewry" to be exposed in.
- Boosters of the occult arts have won a relaxation of the town's strict limits on fortune tellers.
- Another Besant belief: California is highly electrical, hence occult manifestations are frequent.
- D Jeffrey Meldrum in International Herald Tribune
It used to be you went to a bookstore and asked for a book on Bigfoot and you'd be directed to the occult section, right between the Bermuda Triangle and UFOs,Meldrum said. "Now you can find some in the natural science section."
- Paolo Sorrentino in Reuters
Italy is different from other countries because of the occult side of power,Sorrentino told a news conference after the film's screening.
- Carol Greider in Newswise (press release)
These offspring have what we have called 'occult' genetic disease -- their genetic make-up is perfectly normal, but they still have the physical problems of their parents,says Carol Greider, Ph.D., director and professor of molecular biology...