occluded front definition

  • noun:
    • Meteorology the leading formed when a cold front side occludes a warm front.
    • An occluded front side takes place when a cold front overtakes a warm front side in the area and a temperature contrast exists between the advancing and retreating cool air public.
    • (meteorology) a composite front when colder air surrounds quite a few heated air and forces it aloft
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