Occlude GRE Vocabulary Flashcard
Table of Contents
to block the passage of something, obstruct, cut off the flow of something, stop, close up, choke, barricade, shut, close, clog
The Sun is completely occluded in a solar eclipse because the Moon passes between Earth and the Sun. Even though the Moon is much smaller than the Sun, because it is just the right distance away from Earth, the Moon can fully occlude the Sun’s light from Earth’s perspective.
Parts of speech