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obturate

Syllabification: ob·tu·rate
Pronunciation: /ˈäbt(y)əˌrāt/

Entry from US English dictionary

Definition of obturate in English:

verb

[with object] formal or technical
Block up; obstruct.

Origin

mid 17th century: from Latin obturat- 'stopped up', from the verb obturare.

Derivatives

obturation

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Pronunciation: /-ˈrāSHən/
noun

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