Definitions for occlusive-sɪv
Random House Webster's College Dictionary
the act of occluding or the state of being occluded.
the fitting together of the teeth of the upper and lower jaws when the jaws are closed.
Phonet. momentary complete closure at some area in the vocal tract.
Ref: occluded front.
Origin of occlusion:
1635–45; < L occlūs(us) (ptp. of occlūdere
stop consonant, stop, occlusive, plosive consonant, plosive speech sound, plosive(adj)
a consonant produced by stopping the flow of air at some point and suddenly releasing it
"his stop consonants are too aspirated"
tending to occlude
That tends to occlude.