Meaning of occultation
Pronunciation: (ok"ul-tā'shun), [key]
- the passage of one celestial body in front of another, thus hiding the other from view: applied esp. to the moon's coming between an observer and a star or planet.
- disappearance from view or notice.
- the act of blocking or hiding from view.
- the resulting hidden or concealed state.
- occultation (Thesaurus)