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block·age

 (blŏk′ĭj)
n.
1. The act of obstructing.
2. An obstruction.
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blockage

(ˈblɒkɪdʒ)
n
1. the act of blocking or state of being blocked
2. an object causing an obstruction
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block•age

(ˈblɒk ɪdʒ)

n.
1. an act of blocking.
2. the state of being blocked.
3. something that blocks; obstruction.
[1870–75]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.blockage - the physical condition of blocking or filling a passage with an obstructionblockage - the physical condition of blocking or filling a passage with an obstruction
physical condition, physiological condition, physiological state - the condition or state of the body or bodily functions
ileus, intestinal obstruction - blockage of the intestine (especially the ileum) that prevents the contents of the intestine from passing to the lower bowel
tamponade, tamponage - blockage or closure (as of a wound or body cavity) by (or as if by) a tampon (especially to stop bleeding)
2.blockage - an obstruction in a pipe or tubeblockage - an obstruction in a pipe or tube; "we had to call a plumber to clear out the blockage in the drainpipe"
breech closer, breechblock - a metal block in breech-loading firearms that is withdrawn to insert a cartridge and replaced to close the breech before firing
impedimenta, obstruction, obstructor, obstructer, impediment - any structure that makes progress difficult
plug, stopple, stopper - blockage consisting of an object designed to fill a hole tightly
vapor lock, vapour lock - a stoppage in a pipeline caused by gas bubbles (especially a stoppage that develops in hot weather in an internal-combustion engine when fuel in the gas line boils and forms bubbles that block the flow of gasoline to the carburetor)
3.blockage - the act of blockingblockage - the act of blocking      
obstruction - the act of obstructing; "obstruction of justice"
implosion - the initial occluded phase of a stop consonant
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blockage

noun obstruction, block, blocking, stoppage, impediment, occlusion The logical treatment is to remove the blockage.
Collins Thesaurus of the English Language – Complete and Unabridged 2nd Edition. 2002 © HarperCollins Publishers 1995, 2002

blockage

noun
Something that impedes or prevents entry or passage:
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Translations
اِنْسِدادانْسِداد
ucpání
blokeringproptilstopning
tukos
začepljenje
stífla
封鎖
봉쇄
zamašitev
blockering
การปิดล้อม
chướng ngại vật

blockage

[ˈblɒkɪdʒ] N (= obstruction) (Med) → obstrucción f; (in pipe) → atasco m
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005

blockage

[ˈblɒkɪdʒ] nobstruction fblock and tackle npalan m
I finally pulled him up with a block and tackle → Je l'ai finalement sorti de là à l'aide d'un palan.block booking nréservation f groupée
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

blockage

nVerstopfung f; (in windpipe etc) → Blockade f; (= act)Blockierung f
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blockage

[ˈblɒkɪdʒ] n (obstruction) → ingorgo (Med) → blocco
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

block

(blok) noun
1. a flat-sided mass of wood or stone etc. blocks of stone.
2. a piece of wood used for certain purposes. a chopping-block.
3. a connected group of houses, offices etc. a block of flats; an office block.
4. a barrier. a road block.
5. (especially American) a group of buildings bounded by four streets. a walk round the block.
verb
to make (progress) difficult or impossible. The crashed cars blocked the road.
blocˈkade (-ˈkeid) noun
something which blocks every approach to a place by land or sea.
verb
The ships blockaded the town.
ˈblockage (-kidʒ) noun
something causing a pipe etc to be blocked. a blockage in the pipe.
blocked adjective
obstructed. I have a bad cold – my nose is blocked.
block capital/letter
a capital letter written in imitation of printed type, eg the letters in NAME.
ˈblockhead noun
a stupid person.
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary © 2006-2013 K Dictionaries Ltd.

blockage

اِنْسِداد ucpání blokering Verstopfung αποκλεισμός bloqueo, obstrucción tukos blocage začepljenje blocco 封鎖 봉쇄 verstopping blokkering blokada obstrução закупорка blockering การปิดล้อม tıkanıklık chướng ngại vật 封锁
Multilingual Translator © HarperCollins Publishers 2009

blockage

n obstrucción f, bloqueo
English-Spanish/Spanish-English Medical Dictionary Copyright © 2006 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc. All rights reserved.
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"It's in everyone's interests to clean up toilet use and stop wipes and other unwanted bathroom waste going down the loo - instead it should be put in bags and in the bin." Wipes are responsible for more than 3,000 blockages a year in the North East, and clearing the blockages costs Northumbrian Water almost PS250,000 a year.
As the image in the sidebar on page 9 presents, blockages can occui on the other side of the system, the static-port side.
Dubai: A Dubai-based cardiologist has pioneered a new procedure to treat artery blockages that is being studied by heart doctors from Europe.
! Istanbul, Dhu-AlHijjah 26, 1434, Oct 31, 2013, SPA -- The European Union should remove unreasonable political blockages" that are hindering Turkey's accession to the bloc, the country's EU affairs minister, Egemen Bagis, said Thursday, according to dpa.
Blockages of the artery can be diagnosed if there are symptoms like chest pain or shortness of breath during exercise, or by way of a stress test - either physical exercise on a treadmill, or taking medicine that simulates exercise.
Using special manual techniques, we can treat dysfunctions of the spine and the joints which are caused by certain blockages.
A spokeswoman said: "We do sympathise with the people living in the surrounding area as we are aware that there have previously been issues on this length of sewer caused by blockages, but we can confirm that this incident is not related to a blockage.
Several criteria must be considered in deciding whether your blocked coronary arteries should be treated with bypass surgery or with stents, and the size and location of the blockages are perhaps the greatest determining factors.
The Aberdeen-headquartered company says subsea blockages cost operators tens of millions of dollars each year, which before now could only be properly treated by costly methods such as deploying a coiled tubing system from a rig into the pipeline, or undertaking subsea interventions using a Remotely Operated Vehicle (ROV) or saturation divers.
Check for any blockages in the pipe that was joined to the trap and clear if necessary.
ISLAMABAD, July 05, 2010 (Frontier Star): Subcommittee of Senate's Standing Committee on Interior has directed district administration of Islamabad to clear all the barricaded roads being occupied by various five-stars hotels in the name of security, while CDA and ICT police held responsible each other for blockages of roads adjacent to hotels.
Blockages fall into five primary categories: Blocked flow with manhole(s) holding water but not spilling; Spilling but contained/ponding on its own; Spilling and relieving into waterways; Spilling inside a structure, and; Large diameter pipe/forcemain spilling requiring by-pass.