Definitions for obturateˈɒb təˌreɪt, -tyə-

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

ob•tu•rateˈɒb təˌreɪt, -tyə-(v.t.)-rat•ed, -rat•ing.

  1. to stop up; close.

Origin of obturate:

1550–60; < L obtūrātus, ptp. of obtūrāre to block, stop up

ob′tu•ra`tor(n.)

Princeton's WordNet

  1. obstruct, obturate, impede, occlude, jam, block, close up(verb)

    block passage through

    "obstruct the path"

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