Word IV 2 Day

Occlusion

 uh-KLOO-zhun

ColorWords.png Noun

  1. the act of occluding: the state of being occluded: such as
    • the complete obstruction of the breath passage in the articulation of speech sound
    • the bringing of the opposing surfaces of the teeth of the two jaws into contact; also: the relation between the surfaces when in contact
    • the inclusion or sorption of gas trapped during solidification of a material

2.      the front formed by a cold front overtaking a warm front and lifting the warm air above the earth’s surface.

Occlusion is a descendant of the Latin verb occludere, meaning “to close up.” Occludere in turn comes from the prefix ob-, here meaning “in the way,” and the verb claudere, meaning “to close or shut.”

by: Merriam-Weber-Occlusion

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