Definitions

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  • noun Plural form of chock.
  • verb Third-person singular simple present indicative form of chock.

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Examples

  • Screw in chocks, adjustable stock shims, light weight, light recoil and great relieability.

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  • Screw in chocks, adjustable stock shims, light weight, light recoil and great relieability.

    what shotgun is right for me?

  • When thoroughly satisfied, each aviator took his place and his pilot signalled for the "chocks" to be withdrawn from in front of the wheels.

    Night Bombing with the Bedouins

  • And with so great expedition, that in less than a week thereafter, the craft is ready for launching, and on the next day it is run off the "chocks" into the water, a score of the Fuegian men lending helping hands.

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  • As examples of my will not to send aircrew up in unairworthy jets, on one occasion I refused to remove the chocks or disconnect my headset on a running jet, despite the Sqn Ldr in the back yelling at me to do so.

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  • Low tide on a recent morning at Traeth Coch, or Red Wharf Bay, saw yachts high and dry on chocks as seabirds swirled below the radiant cloudlets.

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  • Though, if I was to make an educated guess, I'd say we're halfway through knocking someone's chocks.

    Get back to what you are

  • The chocks were jerked out, the rail torn off, and the very covering-board splintered, and still the anchor held.

    SMALL-BOAT SAILING

  • Though, if I was to make an educated guess, I'd say we're halfway through knocking someone's chocks.

    Things to do, things not yet done

  • Mila seems sad to lose her little sister figure, Jonathan chocks it up to ignorant youth, and Emilio advises us that quitters never win.

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