from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- transitive v. To close or obstruct.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- transitive v. To stop or close, as an opening
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- To occlude, stop, or shut; effect obturation in.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- v. block passage through
When the bullet is fired, it expands and fills the obturate (drilled hole in the barrel core material) more evenly.
On the other far-away, if your target is to be an artist, there is nothing obturate ignore to attending craft school.