occlude definition

  • verb-transitive:
    • resulting in to be shut; obstruct: occlude an artery.
    • To prevent the passage of: occlude light; occlude the flow of blood.
    • Chemistry To absorb or adsorb and keep (a substance).
    • Meteorology To force (air) up through the planet's area, as when a cold front side overtakes and undercuts a warm front side.
    • Dentistry to create collectively (top of the and lower teeth) in proper positioning for chewing.
    • To shut up; to close.
    • experience and keep; to absorb; -- stated specifically pertaining to gases.
  • verb-intransitive:
    • Dentistry To close so that the cusps fit collectively. Applied associated with the teeth of upper and reduced jaws.
  • verb:
    • To impair, protect, or otherwise block an opening.
    • block passage through
  • others:
    • To shut-up; near.
    • In physics and chem., to absorb: specifically applied to the absorption of a gas by a metal, such as for example metal, platinum, or palladium. specifically at a high temperature.

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