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chock

 (chŏk)
n.
1. A block or wedge placed under something else, such as a wheel, to keep it from moving.
2. Nautical A heavy fitting of metal or wood with two jaws curving inward, through which a rope or cable may be run.
tr.v. chocked, chock·ing, chocks
1. To fit with or secure by a chock: The plane's wheels were chocked and chained down.
2. Nautical To place (a boat) on blocks or wedges.
adv.
As close as possible: had to stand chock up against the railing.

[Possibly from Old North French choque, log, from Gaulish *tsukka, stump, of Germanic origin.]

chock

(tʃɒk)
n
1. a block or wedge of wood used to prevent the sliding or rolling of a heavy object
2. (Nautical Terms) nautical
a. a fairlead consisting of a ringlike device with an opening at the top through which a rope is placed
b. a cradle-like support for a boat, barrel, etc
3. (Mountaineering) mountaineering See nut10
vb (tr)
4. (usually foll by up) Brit to cram full: chocked up with newspapers.
5. to fit with or secure by a chock
6. to support (a boat, barrel, etc) on chocks
adv
as closely or tightly as possible: chock against the wall.
[C17: of uncertain origin; perhaps related to Old French çoche log; compare Provençal soca tree stump]

chock

(tʃɒk)

n.
1. a wedge or block of wood, metal, or the like, for filling in a space, holding an object steady, etc.
2. a heavy metal fitting on a deck or wharf that serves as a fairlead for a cable or chain.
v.t.
3. to furnish with or secure by a chock or chocks.
4. to place (a boat) upon chocks.
adv.
5. as close or tight as possible: chock against the edge.
[1350–1400; Middle English < Anglo-French choque, Old French çoche, of uncertain orig.]

chock


Past participle: chocked
Gerund: chocking

Imperative
chock
chock
Present
I chock
you chock
he/she/it chocks
we chock
you chock
they chock
Preterite
I chocked
you chocked
he/she/it chocked
we chocked
you chocked
they chocked
Present Continuous
I am chocking
you are chocking
he/she/it is chocking
we are chocking
you are chocking
they are chocking
Present Perfect
I have chocked
you have chocked
he/she/it has chocked
we have chocked
you have chocked
they have chocked
Past Continuous
I was chocking
you were chocking
he/she/it was chocking
we were chocking
you were chocking
they were chocking
Past Perfect
I had chocked
you had chocked
he/she/it had chocked
we had chocked
you had chocked
they had chocked
Future
I will chock
you will chock
he/she/it will chock
we will chock
you will chock
they will chock
Future Perfect
I will have chocked
you will have chocked
he/she/it will have chocked
we will have chocked
you will have chocked
they will have chocked
Future Continuous
I will be chocking
you will be chocking
he/she/it will be chocking
we will be chocking
you will be chocking
they will be chocking
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been chocking
you have been chocking
he/she/it has been chocking
we have been chocking
you have been chocking
they have been chocking
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been chocking
you will have been chocking
he/she/it will have been chocking
we will have been chocking
you will have been chocking
they will have been chocking
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been chocking
you had been chocking
he/she/it had been chocking
we had been chocking
you had been chocking
they had been chocking
Conditional
I would chock
you would chock
he/she/it would chock
we would chock
you would chock
they would chock
Past Conditional
I would have chocked
you would have chocked
he/she/it would have chocked
we would have chocked
you would have chocked
they would have chocked
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.chock - a block of wood used to prevent the sliding or rolling of a heavy objectchock - a block of wood used to prevent the sliding or rolling of a heavy object
block - a solid piece of something (usually having flat rectangular sides); "the pyramids were built with large stone blocks"
sprag - a chock or bar wedged under a wheel or between the spokes to prevent a vehicle from rolling down an incline
Verb1.chock - secure with chocks
fasten, fix, secure - cause to be firmly attached; "fasten the lock onto the door"; "she fixed her gaze on the man"
2.chock - support on chocks; "chock the boat"
hold up, support, sustain, hold - be the physical support of; carry the weight of; "The beam holds up the roof"; "He supported me with one hand while I balanced on the beam"; "What's holding that mirror?"
Adv.1.chock - as completely as possible; "it was chock-a-block full"
Translations

chock

[tʃɒk]
A. N (= wedge) → calzo m, cuña f
B. VTcalzar, poner un calzo or una cuña a

chock

[ˈtʃɒk] n (for boat, plane, vehicle)cale fchock-a-block [ˌtʃɒkəˈblɒk] adj [place] → plein(e) à craquer, noir(e) de monde; [road] → bourré(e) de voitures
to be chock-a-block with sb/sth → être plein à craquer de qn/qchchock-full [ˌtʃɒkˈfʊl] adj (= bursting) [place] → plein(e) à craquer, noir(e) de monde; [thing] → plein(e) à ras bord
to be chock-full of sth → être plein(e) à craquer de qch

chock

nBremskeil m, → Bremsklotz m; (Naut) (under boat) → Bock m; (for cables) → Lippe f, → Lippklampe f; chocks awayBremsklötze weg
vt wheelblockieren; boataufbocken

chock

[tʃɒk] nzeppa
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