occluded occluded

Definition(s):

  1. (adj) closed off
  2. (adj) (of a substance) taken into and retained in another substance

Usage(s):

  1. Britain is rich, but a sizable minority of its children live in squalor, their prospects occluded by their bad start in life.
  2. At Storm King I'm working with the idea of what happens when those waves go above your head, when you lose scale and become part of the trough system and your views are occluded.
  3. His head had the circumference of a normal man's waist, and the bone structure occluded one eye and twisted his mouth into a slobbering aperture.

News

  • Audiometric Couplers enable insert earphone testing.

    Designed for testing insert earphones and other audio transducers, Model AEC204 occluded-ear simulator includes built-in microphone and is compliant with IEC 60318-4. Models AEC202 and AEC203, compliant with IEC 60318-5, are 2 cm³ couplers designed to be used with ½ in. and 1 in. microphones, respectively. Using AUDit™ software, users can automatically correct RETSPL measurements for ...
    on August 26, 2013     Source: ThomasNet

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