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Definition: Occult qualities
Occult \Oc*cult"\, a. [L. occultus, p. p. of occulere to cover
up, hide; ob (see Ob-) + a root prob. akin to E. hell: cf.
Hidden from the eye or the understanding; invisible; secret;
It is of an occult kind, and is so insensible in its
advances as to escape observation. --I. Taylor.
Occult line (Geom.), a line drawn as a part of the
construction of a figure or problem, but not to appear in
the finished plan.
Occult qualities, those qualities whose effects only were
observed, but the nature and relations of whose productive
agencies were undetermined; -- so called by the schoolmen.
Occult sciences, those sciences of the Middle Ages which
related to the supposed action or influence of occult
qualities, or supernatural powers, as alchemy, magic,
necromancy, and astrology.