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