Definitions for occludeəˈklud

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

oc•cludeəˈklud(v.)-clud•ed, -clud•ing.

  1. (v.t.)to close, shut, or stop up (a passage, opening, etc.); block.

  2. to shut in, out, or off.

  3. (of certain metals and other solids) to incorporate (gases and other substances), as by absorption or adsorption.

    Category: Chemistry

  4. (v.i.)to become occluded.

    Category: Common Vocabulary

  5. (of a tooth) to make contact with the surface of an opposing tooth when the jaws are closed.

    Category: Dentistry

  6. to form an occluded front.

    Category: Meteorology

Origin of occlude:

1590–1600; < L occlūdere to close up

oc•clud′ent(adj.)

Princeton's WordNet

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

    block passage through

    "obstruct the path"

Wiktionary

  1. occlude(Verb)

    To obstruct, cover, or otherwise block an opening.

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