Pronunciation: (u-klOO'siv),[key] —adj. 1. occluding or tending to occlude.
2. Phonet.characterized by or having occlusion.
—n.Phonet. 1. a stop that is unreleased, as the p-sound in stop, or deviously released, as the k-sound in acme, acne, or action, the t-sound of catnip, the g-sound of pygmy or ugly. 2. (not in technical use) any stop sound.