Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun occlusion

5 senses of occlusion

Sense 1
occlusion -- (closure or blockage (as of a blood vessel))
       => attack -- (a sudden occurrence of an uncontrollable condition; "an attack of diarrhea")

Sense 2
occluded front, occlusion -- ((meteorology) a composite front when colder air surrounds a mass of warm air and forces it aloft)
       => front -- ((meteorology) the atmospheric phenomenon created at the boundary between two different air masses)

Sense 3
occlusion -- ((dentistry) the normal spatial relation of the teeth when the jaws are closed)
       => position, spatial relation -- (the spatial property of a place where or way in which something is situated; "the position of the hands on the clock"; "he specified the spatial relations of every piece of furniture on the stage")

Sense 4
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")
       => obstruction, obstructor, obstructer, impediment, impedimenta -- (any structure that makes progress difficult)

Sense 5
blockage, closure, occlusion -- (the act of blocking)
       => obstruction -- (the act of obstructing; "obstruction of justice")

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