American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. The act of obstructing.
- n. An obstruction.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Obstruction; the state of being blocked up or obstructed.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. The act of blocking up; the state of being blocked up.
- n. the physical condition of blocking or filling a passage with an obstruction
- n. the act of blocking
- n. an obstruction in a pipe or tube
- block + -age (Wiktionary)
“The blockage is an emergent property of the crowd of people as a whole, and only occurs when the crowd grows to a certain size.”
“Investment banks have criticized the new norms, which also is called blockage policy.”
“Third, suppose an ISP provider blocks some content and you believe that blockage is not valid.”
“Intestinal blockage is the only explanation I remember off-hand.”
“In some instances of the Romantic Sublime in Wordsworth and Colerlidge blockage is not removed for many years, and then only through the agency, it would seem, of language, as in the "talking cure" enacted by the Ancient Mariner's repeated narration of his literally arresting tale.”
“David Bergman, MAC officer in charge, said village elders were able to see for themselves that the creek had silted up from a long-term blockage to the drain that goes under the runway.”
“Agree with L.C.T. The blockage is probably just a build-up of wax; you could try an ear candle although la têtarde may be too small (almost definitely too small to sit still while the candle works its magic!) so first check with someone who knows what they’re talking about (i.e. not me and not that awful doctor).”
“Nonetheless, the blockage is the latest setback for RIM in its launch of the PlayBook.”
“For example, if your body soul has a blockage, which is bad karma, how can you address it?”
“Luckily or skillfully, either way he got the vessel open, inflated the balloon to compress the plaque, slipped in two stents (the blockage was a long one), and yanked the assemblage out the small hole he'd made in my groin to get to my femoral artery and through which he'd threaded it all originally.”
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