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Word: occlude

Definition: shut; close; obstruct; Ex. A blood clot occluded an artery.


Sentences Containing 'occlude'

In such cases it may be more appropriate simply to occlude one eye temporarily.
The ring is spun at a speed to provide 0.992G of gravity on the innerside, while 20 giant shadow squares at about the orbit of Mercury occlude the Sun to provide night.

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