from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Meteorology The front formed when a cold front occludes a warm front.
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- n. An occluded front occurs when a cold front overtakes a warm front at the surface and a temperature contrast exists between the advancing and retreating cold air masses.
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- n. (meteorology) a composite front when colder air surrounds a mass of warm air and forces it aloft
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