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Occlude GRE Vocabulary Flashcard

Occlude GRE Vocabulary Flashcard

/ɒˈklu:d/ (verb)


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.



free, open

Parts of speech

Noun: occlusion

Adjective: occlusive

Adjective: occluded

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