Definitions for occlusion

Definitions for (noun) occlusion

Main entry: occlusion, closure, blockage

Definition: the act of blocking

Main entry: block, blockage, closure, stop, stoppage, occlusion

Definition: an obstruction in a pipe or tube

Usage: we had to call a plumber to clear out the blockage in the drainpipe

Main entry: occlusion

Definition: (dentistry) the normal spatial relation of the teeth when the jaws are closed

Main entry: occluded front, occlusion

Definition: (meteorology) a composite front when colder air surrounds a mass of warm air and forces it aloft

Main entry: occlusion

Definition: closure or blockage (as of a blood vessel)

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