- a composite front formed when a cold front overtakes a warm front and forces it aloft.
Origin of occluded front
First recorded in 1965–70
Also called occlusion.
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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 levelAlso called: occlusion
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