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    occlusion

    occlusion - Dictionary definition and meaning for word occlusion

    Definition
    (noun) closure or blockage (as of a blood vessel) Definition
    (noun) (meteorology) a composite front when colder air surrounds a mass of warm air and forces it aloft
    Synonyms : occluded front
    Definition
    (noun) (dentistry) the normal spatial relation of the teeth when the jaws are closed Definition
    (noun) an obstruction in a pipe or tube
    Synonyms : block , blockage , closure , stop , stoppage
    Example Sentence
    • we had to call a plumber to clear out the blockage in the drainpipe
    Definition
    (noun) the act of blocking
    Synonyms : blockage , closure
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