[ UK /əklˈuːd/ ]
block passage through
obstruct the path
How To Use occlude In A Sentence
- Wedding Night depicts an old-fashioned corner bridal shop, display windows lit; the mannequins are faceless, heads turned or occluded by the awning.
- He removed his sunglasses, squinted as the first line of nimbostratus occluded the sun. FLOATING CITY
- an occluded artery
- A penumbra is the partial shadow cast onto one celestial body (e.g., the Earth) when another celestial body (e.g., the Moon) partically but not completely occludes light from a source (e.g., the Sun). Samuel Alito
- As a teacher of college English, I love the way you use the words "prolix" and "occlude". WalMart, SchmalMart
- The dentary was scaled so that the condyle articulated with the glenoid fossa and the lower caniniform occluded with the diastema between the upper first tooth and caniniform.
- He invented the nephelometer and demonstrated the insidious effect of occluded moisture in gases and solids. Theodore W. Richards - Biography
- In their study, Morgan and coworkers occluded the contralateral nostril, and the patients therefore performed a ‘gasp’ rather than a sniff.
- It consists of a pair of mandibular tooth plates that occludes with two pairs of plates above.
- Novels are narratives of private life that they turn inward, forming subjectivities that occlude or mystify the political.