occluded front(redirected from frontal occlusion)
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The front formed when a cold front occludes a warm front.
(Physical Geography) 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. Also called: occlusion
a composite front formed when a cold front overtakes a warm front and forces it aloft; occlusion.
The term for when a cold front overtakes the warm front in a depression.
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|Noun||1.||occluded front - (meteorology) a composite front when colder air surrounds a mass of warm air and forces it aloft|
meteorology - the earth science dealing with phenomena of the atmosphere (especially weather)
front - (meteorology) the atmospheric phenomenon created at the boundary between two different air masses