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clog

 (klôg, klŏg)
n.
1. An obstruction or hindrance.
2. A weight, such as a block, attached to the leg of an animal to hinder movement.
3. A heavy, traditionally wooden-soled shoe.
v. clogged, clog·ging, clogs
v.tr.
1. To obstruct movement on or in; block up: Heavy traffic clogged the freeways.
2. To hamper the function or activity of; impede: "attorneys clogging our courts with actions designed to harass state and local governments" (Roslyn L. Anderson and Patricia L. Irvin).
v.intr.
1. To become obstructed or choked up: The pipes had clogged with rust.
2. To thicken or stick together; clot.
3. To do a clog dance.

[Middle English, block attached to an animal's leg.]

clog

(klɒɡ)
vb, clogs, clogging or clogged
1. to obstruct or become obstructed with thick or sticky matter
2. (tr) to encumber; hinder; impede
3. (Horse Training, Riding & Manège) (tr) to fasten a clog or impediment to (an animal, such as a horse)
4. (intr) to adhere or stick in a mass
5. (Soccer) slang (in soccer) to foul (an opponent)
6. (Rugby) slang (in soccer) to foul (an opponent)
n
7. (Clothing & Fashion)
a. any of various wooden or wooden-soled shoes
b. (as modifier): clog dance.
8. a heavy block, esp of wood, fastened to the leg of a person or animal to impede motion
9. something that impedes motion or action; hindrance
10. pop one's clogs slang to die
[C14 (in the sense: block of wood): of unknown origin]
ˈcloggy adj
ˈclogginess n

clog

(klɒɡ)
vb, clogs, clogging or clogged
(Telecommunications) to use a photo-enabled mobile phone to take a photograph of (someone) and send it to a website without his or her knowledge or consent
[C21: c(amera) + log]
ˈclogging n

clog

(klɒg, klɔg)

v. clogged, clog•ging,
n. v.t.
1. to hinder or obstruct with thick or sticky matter; choke up: to clog a drain.
2. to crowd excessively; overfill: Cars clogged the highway.
3. to encumber; hamper; hinder.
v.i.
4. to become clogged or choked up.
5. to stick; stick together.
6. to do a clog dance.
n.
7. anything that impedes movement; encumbrance or hindrance.
8. a shoe or sandal with a thick sole of wood, cork, or rubber.
[1350–1400; Middle English; of uncertain orig.]
clog′gi•ly, adv.
clog′gi•ness, n.
clog′gy, adj.

clog


Past participle: clogged
Gerund: clogging

Imperative
clog
clog
Present
I clog
you clog
he/she/it clogs
we clog
you clog
they clog
Preterite
I clogged
you clogged
he/she/it clogged
we clogged
you clogged
they clogged
Present Continuous
I am clogging
you are clogging
he/she/it is clogging
we are clogging
you are clogging
they are clogging
Present Perfect
I have clogged
you have clogged
he/she/it has clogged
we have clogged
you have clogged
they have clogged
Past Continuous
I was clogging
you were clogging
he/she/it was clogging
we were clogging
you were clogging
they were clogging
Past Perfect
I had clogged
you had clogged
he/she/it had clogged
we had clogged
you had clogged
they had clogged
Future
I will clog
you will clog
he/she/it will clog
we will clog
you will clog
they will clog
Future Perfect
I will have clogged
you will have clogged
he/she/it will have clogged
we will have clogged
you will have clogged
they will have clogged
Future Continuous
I will be clogging
you will be clogging
he/she/it will be clogging
we will be clogging
you will be clogging
they will be clogging
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been clogging
you have been clogging
he/she/it has been clogging
we have been clogging
you have been clogging
they have been clogging
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been clogging
you will have been clogging
he/she/it will have been clogging
we will have been clogging
you will have been clogging
they will have been clogging
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been clogging
you had been clogging
he/she/it had been clogging
we had been clogging
you had been clogging
they had been clogging
Conditional
I would clog
you would clog
he/she/it would clog
we would clog
you would clog
they would clog
Past Conditional
I would have clogged
you would have clogged
he/she/it would have clogged
we would have clogged
you would have clogged
they would have clogged
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.clog - footwear usually with wooden solesclog - footwear usually with wooden soles  
footgear, footwear - covering for a person's feet
2.clog - any object that acts as a hindrance or obstruction
hinderance, hindrance, preventative, preventive, encumbrance, incumbrance, interference, hitch - any obstruction that impedes or is burdensome
3.clog - a dance performed while wearing shoes with wooden solesclog - a dance performed while wearing shoes with wooden soles; has heavy stamping steps
tap dance, tap dancing - a dance step tapped out audibly with the feet
Verb1.clog - become or cause to become obstructedclog - become or cause to become obstructed; "The leaves clog our drains in the Fall"; "The water pipe is backed up"
gum up - stick together as if with gum; "the inside of the pipe has gummed up"
obturate, occlude, close up, impede, obstruct, jam, block - block passage through; "obstruct the path"
crap up - become obstructed or chocked up; "The drains clogged up"
choke up, lug, stuff, block - obstruct; "My nose is all stuffed"; "Her arteries are blocked"
silt, silt up - become chocked with silt; "The river silted up"
unclog - become or cause to become unobstructed; "The chemical that we poured down the drain unclogged it"
2.clog - dance a clog dance
dancing, terpsichore, dance, saltation - taking a series of rhythmical steps (and movements) in time to music
trip the light fantastic, trip the light fantastic toe, dance - move in a pattern; usually to musical accompaniment; do or perform a dance; "My husband and I like to dance at home to the radio"
3.clog - impede the motion of, as with a chain or a burden; "horses were clogged until they were tamed"
4.clog - impede with a clog or as if with a clog; "The market is being clogged by these operations"; "My mind is constipated today"
slow up, slow, slow down - cause to proceed more slowly; "The illness slowed him down"
5.clog - coalesce or unite in a mass; "Blood clots"
coalesce - fuse or cause to grow together
6.clog - fill to excess so that function is impaired; "Fear clogged her mind"; "The story was clogged with too many details"
fill, fill up, make full - make full, also in a metaphorical sense; "fill a container"; "fill the child with pride"

clog

verb obstruct, block, jam, hamper, hinder, impede, bung, stop up, dam up, occlude, congest The traffic clogged the Thames bridges.

clog

noun
Something that impedes or prevents entry or passage:
verb
To plug up something, as a hole, space, or container:
Translations
حِذاء خَشَبيحِذاءٌ ذو نَعْلٍ خَشَبيقَبْقَابيَسُدًّ، يَنْسَدُّ
dřevákucpatzacpatbota se dřevěnou podrážkou
træskoen sko med træsålfyldespærrestoppe
puukenkä
klompa
klumpa
klossiklossi, tréskórstíflaîur
木靴
나막신
aizsērētkoka tupelekurpe ar koka zoli
drevákzapchať
träsko
รองเท้าไม้
sabotahta ayakkabıtakunyatıka mak
chiếc guốc

clog

[klɒg]
A. Nzueco m, chanclo m
B. VT (also clog up) [+ pipe, drain, machine, mechanism] → atascar
C. VI (also clog up) → atascarse

clog

[ˈklɒg]
n (= shoe) → sabot m
to pop one's clogs (British)casser sa pipe
vt
[+ pores] → boucher; [+ arteries] → obstruer
[+ roads] → remplir
[+ drains] → boucher
clog up
vise boucher, s'encrasser

clog

n (= shoe)Holzschuh m; clogs pl (modern) → Clogs pl; clog danceHolzschuhtanz m; to pop one’s clogs (Brit inf) → den Löffel abgeben (inf)
vt (also clog up) pipe, drain etcverstopfen; mechanism, wheelsblockieren; clogged with trafficverstopft
vi (also clog up, pipe etc) → verstopfen; (mechanism etc)blockiert werden

clog

[klɒg]
1. nzoccolo
2. vt (also clog up) (pipe, drain) → ostruire, intasare; (machine, mechanism) → bloccare
3. vi (also clog up) → intasarsi, bloccarsi

clog1

(klog) noun
1. a shoe made entirely of wood. Dutch clogs.
2. a shoe with a wooden sole.

clog2

(klog) past tense past participle clogged – (often with up)
to make or become blocked. The drain is clogged (up) with hair.

clog

قَبْقَاب dřevák træsko Holzschuh τσόκαρο zueco puukenkä sabot klompa zoccolo 木靴 나막신 klomp tresko kłoda tamanco сабо träsko รองเท้าไม้ takunya chiếc guốc 木屐
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Therefore, the Italian boy would not be discouraged by the heavy silence with which the old house seemed resolute to clog the vivacity of his instrument.
He was tired out now, and his brains were beginning to clog.
Three kings protested to me, "that in their whole reigns they never did once prefer any person of merit, unless by mistake, or treachery of some minister in whom they confided; neither would they do it if they were to live again:" and they showed, with great strength of reason, "that the royal throne could not be supported without corruption, because that positive, confident, restiff temper, which virtue infused into a man, was a perpetual clog to public business.
A council to a magistrate, who is himself responsible for what he does, are generally nothing better than a clog upon his good intentions, are often the instruments and accomplices of his bad and are almost always a cloak to his faults.
It may clog the administration, it may convulse the society; but it will be unable to execute and mask its violence under the forms of the Constitution.
I was moved to a yearning for delay which seemed to paralyze my faculties and to clog my very soul.
The fever of war that would presently clog vein and artery, deaden nerve and destroy brain, had still to develop.
Scott, however, was incapable of moving; they were too feeble to aid him forward, and dreaded that such a clog would prevent their coming up with the advance party.
Colbert, who has given you that order, or of whomsoever in the world you are following the instructions; the question now is of a man who is a clog upon M.
You clog the action by introducing so much extraneous material.
The oligarchs had succeeded in devising a governmental machine, as intricate as it was vast, that worked--and this despite all our efforts to clog and hamper.
Every trick and device he employed, butting in the clinches with the seeming of accident, pinioning Rivera's glove between arm and body, heeling his glove on Rivera's mouth to clog his breathing.