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Definition of "obturate" []

  • To close or obstruct. (verb-transitive)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "obturate" in a sentence
  • "When the bullet is fired, it expands and fills the obturate (drilled hole in the barrel core material) more evenly."
  • "On the other far-away, if your target is to be an artist, there is nothing obturate ignore to attending craft school."