Synonyms for occults
EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR OCCULTS
This is very strikingly shown when the Moon, in its monthly progress among the stars, passes before one of them and occults it.
When the Moon passes in front of the Pleiades, and occults them successively, it is hard to believe one's eyes.
It occults every ten seconds, and there is seven seconds' visibility, with three seconds' obscuration.