frontal occlusion


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frontal occlusion

[¦frənt·əl ə′klü·zhən]
(meteorology)

occluded front

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Fronts formed by the merging of cold and warm fronts. If a cold front overtakes a warm front, the result would be an occluded front. Also known as a frontal occlusion or an occlusion. See also front.
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