Definitions for occluded front
Random House Webster's College Dictionary
a composite front formed when a cold front overtakes a warm front and forces it aloft; occlusion.
Origin of occluded front:
occluded front, occlusion(noun)
(meteorology) a composite front when colder air surrounds a mass of warm air and forces it aloft
An occluded front occurs when a cold front overtakes a warm front at the surface and a temperature contrast exists between the advancing and retreating cold air masses.
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