What does obturating mean?

obturating in AZ Dictionary

That prevents or plugs up; found in closing or stopping up: especially applied to a primer for bursting the cost of dust in a cannon, as well as once shutting the vent, therefore avoiding the dash of fuel through it in firing.

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  • Sentence for "obturating"
    • Then, to stop this "erosion," the…
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  • Verb Forms for "obturating"
    • obturated, obturates, obturating
  • Hyponym for "obturating"
    • stop, suffocate, block up, block, clog
  • Hypernym for "obturating"
    • impede, hinder
  • Form for "obturating"
    • obturated, obturating
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