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synonyms for occlude

  • choke
  • clog
  • close
  • congest
  • curb
  • fill
  • hinder
  • impede
  • obstruct
  • plug
  • seal
  • shut
  • stopper
  • throttle
  • close out
  • leave out
  • lock out
  • stop up
See also synonyms for: occludent
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antonyms for occlude

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  • advance
  • aid
  • assist
  • clear
  • encourage
  • facilitate
  • forward
  • free
  • help
  • open
  • promote
  • release
  • support
  • unblock
  • unplug
  • unseal
  • unstop
  • allow
  • permit
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How to use occlude in a sentence

A “triple point”—where a cold front, warm front, and occluded front meet—can sometimes serve as the focus for severe thunderstorms, which may ruin an afternoon run.
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When the nitration is completed, screw up the clamps and so occlude the two pieces of pressure tubing.
THE ELEMENTS OF BACTERIOLOGICAL TECHNIQUEJOHN WILLIAM HENRY EYRE
The presence of old splits is often indicated by a ridge of callous, the result of the cambium's effort to occlude the wound.
THE MECHANICAL PROPERTIES OF WOODSAMUEL J. RECORD
In finely divided form it has the ability to absorb or occlude gases, especially oxygen and hydrogen.
AN ELEMENTARY STUDY OF CHEMISTRYWILLIAM MCPHERSON
The watchmen in buildings nearby had been warned off for the time being so that their footsteps wouldn't occlude any results.
OUT LIKE A LIGHTGORDON RANDALL GARRETT
These pigmented hyaline masses probably occlude the vessels, and hence cause gangrene.
POISONS: THEIR EFFECTS AND DETECTIONALEXANDER WYNTER BLYTH
In some instances pseudo-membrane is so massed in plugs as to occlude the cavity of the tube, as with obturators.
A SYSTEM OF PRACTICAL MEDICINE BY AMERICAN AUTHORS, VOL. IIVARIOUS
At the same time it may so compress the main tube as to occlude its calibre and prevent access of food to the stomach.
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