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OCCLUSION





Definition:

  1. [noun] closure or blockage (as of a blood vessel)

  2. [noun] (meteorology) a composite front when colder air surrounds a mass of warm air and forces it aloft
    Synonyms: occluded front

  3. [noun] (dentistry) the normal spatial relation of the teeth when the jaws are closed

  4. [noun] an obstruction in a pipe or tube; "we had to call a plumber to clear out the blockage in the drainpipe"
    Synonyms: blockage, block, closure, stop, stoppage

  5. [noun] the act of blocking
    Synonyms: blockage, closure

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