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See definition of occultation on Dictionary.com
  • as inconcealment
  • as ineclipse

synonyms for occultation

  • beard
  • blind
  • camouflage
  • cover
  • cover-up
  • covering
  • curtain
  • disguise
  • dissimulation
  • front
  • hideaway
  • laundromat
  • mask
  • obliteration
  • privacy
  • secretion
  • veil
  • wraps
  • fig leaf
  • hideout
  • obscuration
  • red herring
  • smokescreen
  • concealment
  • decline
  • diminution
  • dimming
  • extinction
  • obliteration
  • penumbra
  • shading
  • shroud
  • veil
  • extinguishment
  • obscuration

antonyms for occultation

MOST RELEVANT
  • disclosure
  • divulgence
  • exposition
  • revelation
  • showing
  • telling
  • increase
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How to use occultation in a sentence

An occultation of a planet is obviously still more interesting than that of a star.
THE STORY OF ECLIPSESGEORGE CHAMBERS
In any case, no displacement of a star by atmospheric refraction at occultation has been surely recorded.
HISTORY OF ASTRONOMYGEORGE FORBES
Its geographical position is pretty accurately laid down from occultation and other observations.
MISSIONARY TRAVELS AND RESEARCHES IN SOUTH AFRICADAVID LIVINGSTONE
This is the first occultation of a star or planet by the Moon observed and recorded in England.
THE STORY OF ECLIPSESGEORGE CHAMBERS
They had already proceeded together to the Cape of Good Hope on two occasions to study an eclipse and an occultation.
TALES OF THE CHESAPEAKEGEORGE ALFRED TOWNSEND
Varying characteristics may be procured by means of such a contrivance—single, double, triple or other systems of occultation.
ENCYCLOPAEDIA BRITANNICA, 11TH EDITION, VOLUME 16, SLICE 6VARIOUS
On the 1st of October, 1672, three independent observers witnessed the occultation of a star in Aquarius by the ruddy planet.
THE STORY OF THE HEAVENSROBERT STAWELL BALL
Such an occurrence is called an occultation, and the third satellite is shown in this condition.
THE STORY OF THE HEAVENSROBERT STAWELL BALL
He had written a treatise on the occultation of Mars, he had described the belts of Saturn, he had even measured his waist.
HISTORIC ODDITIESSABINE BARING-GOULD
I was, in particular, struck with the effect of the occultation of Principle on motives.
THE MONIKINSJ. FENIMORE COOPER
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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capacitor

WORDS RELATED TO OCCULTATION

  • beard
  • blind
  • camouflage
  • cover
  • cover-up
  • covering
  • curtain
  • disguise
  • dissimulation
  • fig leaf
  • front
  • hideaway
  • hideout
  • laundromat
  • mask
  • obliteration
  • obscuration
  • occultation
  • privacy
  • red herring
  • secretion
  • smokescreen
  • veil
  • wraps
  • concealment
  • decline
  • diminution
  • dimming
  • extinction
  • extinguishment
  • obliteration
  • obscuration
  • occultation
  • penumbra
  • shading
  • shroud
  • veil
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.