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Adjective: occlusive  u'kloo-siv
  1. Tending to occlude
Noun: occlusive  u'kloo-siv
  1. A consonant produced by stopping the flow of air at some point and suddenly releasing it
    "his occlusive consonants are too aspirated";
    - stop consonant, stop, plosive consonant, plosive speech sound, plosive

Derived forms: occlusives

Type of: obstruent

Encyclopedia: Occlusive