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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 presence of old splits is often indicated by a ridge of callous, the result of the cambium's effort to occlude the wound.
In finely divided form it has the ability to absorb or occlude gases, especially oxygen and hydrogen.
The watchmen in buildings nearby had been warned off for the time being so that their footsteps wouldn't occlude any results.
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These pigmented hyaline masses probably occlude the vessels, and hence cause gangrene.
In some instances pseudo-membrane is so massed in plugs as to occlude the cavity of the tube, as with obturators.
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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