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Definition 1: one celestial body obscures another - [noun denoting event]

Synonyms for occultation in the sense of this definition

(occultation is a kind of ...) some abrupt occurrence that interrupts an ongoing activity

"the telephone is an annoying interruption" "there was a break in the action when a player was hurt"

(... is a kind of occultation ) the moon interrupts light from the sun

(... is a kind of occultation ) the earth interrupts light shining on the moon

(... is a kind of occultation ) an eclipse as seen from a place where the eclipsed body is completely obscured

(... is a kind of occultation ) an eclipse in which the eclipsed body is only partially obscured

(occultation is a part of ...) (astronomy) the reappearance of a celestial body after an eclipse

(occultation is a part of ...) (astronomy) the disappearance of a celestial body prior to an eclipse

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