hide from view; "The lids were occulting her eyes"
supernatural practices and techniques; "he is a student of the occult" (同)occult arts
become concealed or hidden from view or have its light extinguished; "The beam of light occults every so often"
hidden and difficult to see; "an occult fracture"; "occult blood in the stool"
having a puzzling terseness; "a cryptic note"
of an obscure nature; "the new insurance policy is written without cryptic or mysterious terms"; "a deep dark secret"; "the inscrutable workings of Providence"; "in its mysterious past it encompasses all the dim origins of life"- Rachel Carson; "rituals totally mystifying to visitors from other lands" (同)cryptical, deep, inscrutable, mysterious, mystifying
potentially existing but not presently evident or realized; "a latent fingerprint"; "latent talent"
(pathology) not presently active; "latent infection"; "latent diabetes"
relating to the stage in the development of a disease before the symptoms are observed