[ uh-kloo-siv ]
/ əˈklu sɪv /
a stop that is unreleased, as the p-sound in stop, or deviously released, as the k-sound in acme, acne, or action, the t-sound of catnip, the g-sound of pygmy or ugly.
(not in technical use) any stop sound.
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OTHER WORDS FROM occlusiveoc·clu·sive·ness, nounnon·oc·clu·sive, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for nonocclusive
/ (əˈkluːsɪv) /
of or relating to the act of occlusion
phonetics an occlusive speech sound
Derived forms of occlusiveocclusiveness, noun
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Medical definitions for nonocclusive
[ ə-klōō′zĭv ]
Occluding or tending to occlude.
Of or being a bandage or dressing that closes a wound and keeps it from the air.
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