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Meteorol the line or plane occurring where the cold front of a depression has overtaken the warm front, raising the warm sector from ground level
occluded front[ə′klüd·əd ′frənt]
A composite of two fronts, formed as a cold front overtakes a warm front or quasi-stationary front. Also known as frontal occlusion; occlusion.