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- noun The front formed when a cold front occludes a warm front.
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- noun meteorology An occluded front occurs when a
cold frontovertakes a warm frontat the surface and a temperature contrast exists between the advancingand retreatingcold air masses.
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- noun (meteorology) a composite front when colder air surrounds a mass of warm air and forces it aloft
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