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occluded front

Syllabification: oc·clud·ed front

Definition of occluded front in English:

noun

Meteorology
A composite front produced by occlusion.
Example sentences
  • Many weather textbooks state that occluded fronts occur when the cold front catches up with and overtakes the warm front.
  • As the cold front reaches the warm front it forms an occluded front.
  • When this happens it is known as an occluded front.

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