clog


clog
I verb arrest, astrict, bar, barricade, be obstructive, block, block up, bridle, burden, checkmate, choke, close, close off, constrict, cumber, dam, deadlock, detain, exclude, forbid, foreclose, forestall, frustrate, hamper, handicap, hinder, hold back, hold in check, hold up, impede, impedire, impedite, intercept, interfere, keep out, obstruct, occlude, place limitations, plug, plug up, preclude, prevent, prevent passage, prohibit, put a stop to, repress, restrain, restrict, retard, shut off, stall, stand in the way of, stay, stifle, stop, stop short, stop up, stultify, stymie, suppress II index block, damper (stopper), hamper, hinder, impediment, interfere, interrupt, interruption, obstruction, obturate, stem (check), stop, trammel

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  • Clog — (kl[o^]g), n. [OE. clogge clog, Scot. clag, n., a clot, v., to to obstruct, cover with mud or anything adhesive; prob. of the same origin as E. clay.] 1. That which hinders or impedes motion; hence, an encumbrance, restraint, or impediment, of… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • clog — clog; clog·gage; clog·ger; clog·gy; clog·wyn; cy·clog·e·ny; un·clog; …   English syllables

  • clog — [kläg, klôg] n. [ME clogge, a lump of wood < ? clod, CLOD + logge,LOG1] 1. a weight fastened to the leg of an animal to hinder motion 2. anything that hinders or obstructs; hindrance 3. a shoe, sandal, etc. with a thick, usually wooden, sole:… …   English World dictionary

  • Clog — Clog, v. i. 1. To become clogged; to become loaded or encumbered, as with extraneous matter. [1913 Webster] In working through the bone, the teeth of the saw will begin to clog. S. Sharp. [1913 Webster] 2. To coalesce or adhere; to unite in a… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Clog — Clog, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Clogged} (kl[o^]gd); p. pr. & vb. n. {Clogging}.] 1. To encumber or load, especially with something that impedes motion; to hamper. [1913 Webster] The winds of birds were clogged with ace and snow. Dryden. [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Clog — may refer to: clog (shoe), a shoe with a rigid, often wooden, sole A blockage in plumbing A British brand of rock climbing equipment owned by Wild Country (company) Clogging, a traditional type of percussive folk dance C.L.O.G. National Clogging… …   Wikipedia

  • Clog — [klɔk, engl. klɔg] der; s, s (meist Plur.) <aus gleichbed. engl. clog> modischer Holzpantoffel …   Das große Fremdwörterbuch

  • clog — [n] blockage bar, block, blockade, burden, cumbrance, dead weight, drag, encumbrance, hindrance, impedance, impediment, obstruction, snag; concepts 121,674 Ant. clearance, opening clog [v] block, hinder burden, choke, close, congest, curb, dam up …   New thesaurus

  • clog — ► NOUN 1) a shoe with a thick wooden sole. 2) an encumbrance. ► VERB (clogged, clogging) (often clog up) ▪ block or become blocked. ORIGIN originally in the sense «block of wood to impede an animal s movement»: origin unknown …   English terms dictionary

  • clog|gy — «KLOG ee», adjective, gi|er, gi|est. clogging or apt to clog; adhesive; sticky …   Useful english dictionary


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