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Overview of noun occlusion

The noun occlusion has 5 senses

  • occlusion -- (closure or blockage (as of a blood vessel))

  • occluded front, occlusion -- ((meteorology) a composite front when colder air surrounds a mass of warm air and forces it aloft)

  • occlusion -- ((dentistry) the normal spatial relation of the teeth when the jaws are closed)

  • blockage, block, closure, occlusion, stop, stoppage -- (an obstruction in a pipe or tube; "we had to call a plumber to clear out the blockage in the drainpipe")

  • blockage, closure, occlusion -- (the act of blocking)