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Definition 1: the act of blocking - [noun denoting act]

Synonyms for blockage in the sense of this definition

(blockage is a kind of ...) the act of obstructing

"obstruction of justice"

(... is a kind of blockage ) the initial occluded phase of a stop consonant

Definition 2: an obstruction in a pipe or tube - [noun denoting artifact]

Samples where blockage or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • we had to call a plumber to clear out the blockage in the drainpipe

Synonyms for blockage in the sense of this definition

(blockage is a kind of ...) any structure that makes progress difficult

(... is a kind of blockage ) a metal block in breech-loading firearms that is withdrawn to insert a cartridge and replaced to close the breech before firing

(... is a kind of blockage ) blockage consisting of an object designed to fill a hole tightly

(... is a kind of blockage ) 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)

Definition 3: the physical condition of blocking or filling a passage with an obstruction - [noun denoting state]

Synonyms for blockage in the sense of this definition

(blockage is a kind of ...) the condition or state of the body or bodily functions

(... is a kind of blockage ) blockage of the intestine (especially the ileum) that prevents the contents of the intestine from passing to the lower bowel

(... is a kind of blockage ) blockage or closure (as of a wound or body cavity) by (or as if by) a tampon (especially to stop bleeding)

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