|a speech sound of vowel quality used as a consonant; (w) in wet or (y) in yet|
|a vowel articulated with a relatively large opening above the tongue or with a relatively large oral aperture|
occlusive oc·clu·sive (ə-kl&oomacr;'sĭv, -zĭv)
Occluding or tending to occlude.
Of or being a bandage or dressing that closes a wound and keeps it from the air.