occluded front


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oc·clud·ed front

(ə-klo͞o′dĭd)
n. Meteorology
The front formed when a cold front occludes a warm front.
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occluded front

n
(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
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occlud′ed front′


n.
a composite front formed when a cold front overtakes a warm front and forces it aloft; occlusion.
[1965–70]
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occluded front

The term for when a cold front overtakes the warm front in a depression.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.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
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Translations

occluded front

[ɒˌkluːdɪdˈfrʌnt] N (Met) → oclusión f, frente m ocluido
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occluded front

n (Met) → Okklusion f
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References in periodicals archive ?
Synoptic analysis and the high-resolution simulation showed that moderately strong southeasterly flow and a stable layer associated with the approaching occluded front interacted with a ~750-mhigh upstream mountain ridge to produce the mountain wave and associated rotor circulation.
"In the north-west an occluded front will bring cloud to the British Isles with isolated showers.
It could have been deep convection along an occluded front which may have produced a microburst of cold dense air from about 28,000ft.
Feb 20-Mar 20 PISCES INTO every life a little rain must fall, but thanks to your appalling bad luck you'd better prepare for a monsoon of misfortune this week, with an occluded front later.
Sometimes the wayward mind will elect to concentrate on the weather-person's extravagant hand gestures, how the fingers cup around the palm to thump southwestern Scotland with an incoming wave of low pressure, or how a flat hand will push up from Hampshire to show the movement of an occluded front.
Occluded front: a collision between the two, producing colder air.