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EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Latin occludĕre, from ob (before) and claudĕre (to shut).

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occlude (third-person singular simple present occludes, present participle occluding, simple past and past participle occluded)

  1. (transitive) To obstruct, cover, or otherwise block (an opening, a portion of an image, etc.).
  2. (transitive) To absorb, as a gas by a metal.

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