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- adj. Causing obstructions.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Tending to obstruct; presenting obstacles; hindering; causing impediment.
- n. An obstructive person or thing.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Serving or intended to obstruct, hinder, delay, or annoy: as, obstructive parliamentary proceedings.
- Given to obstructing or impeding: as, an obstructive official.
- n. One who or that which obstructs.
- n. One who factiously seeks to obstruct, hinder, or delay the transaction of business, especially legislative business.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. preventing movement
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Snoring is a common symptom of a syndrome called obstructive sleep apnea or OSA.
Zuckerberg's "willing refusal to comply with the obligations imposed on him by the court's order can only be characterized as an obstructive delay tactic," attorneys Jeffrey Lake and Paul Argentieri wrote.
Another reason for the correlation between obesity and decreased sleep is a condition called obstructive sleep apnea, or sleep apnea.
Does your child have what is called obstructive sleep apnea?
It can be a sign of a disorder called obstructive sleep apnea, which requires medical attention.
But sometimes, it can be a sign of a disease called obstructive apnea syndrome.
Likewise, there is nothing tangible or obstructive – in other words, findable – on the side of either objects or mind that logically, if it were there, would necessarily impede either of them from existing at all.
It may be a result of snoring and a condition known as obstructive sleep apnea that goes hand in hand with heavy snoring.
Men with a severe form of a sleep breathing disorder called obstructive sleep apnoeahypopnoea have a ...
Dr Mary J Morrell has been investigating the physiology of a sleep disorder known as obstructive sleep apnoea, which can cause people to stop breathing during sleep.