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  Words related to occlusion

Related / Similar Words: blockage, closure, block, stop, stoppage, occluded front

 

Definition:
  • the act of blocking;
  • an obstruction in a pipe or tube; "we had to call a plumber to clear out the blockage in the drainpipe";
  • (dentistry) the normal spatial relation of the teeth when the jaws are closed;
  • (meteorology) a composite front when colder air surrounds a mass of warm air and forces it aloft;
  • closure or blockage (as of a blood vessel);

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    Hyponyms: implosion, breechblock, breech closer, plug, stopper, stopple, vapor lock, vapour lock, laryngospasm, embolism, thromboembolism, thrombosis, coronary occlusion

     

    Derivational Morphology: obstruct, obturate, impede, occlude, jam, block, close up, close, fill up, shut, stop, halt, kibosh, blockade, hinder, stymie, stymy, embarrass, barricade, block off, block up, bar, parry, deflect, stuff, lug, choke up

     

    Anagrams: inclusion, collusion

     

     
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