Examples of blockage in a Sentence
He had surgery to open up blockages in his arteries.
trying to prevent blockage of the artery
Recent Examples of blockage from the Web
The Energy Information Administration (EIA), the data arm of the U.S. Department of Energy, said blockage of the strait would force nearly half of the world’s shipping fleet to reroute around the Indonesian archipelago.
North Alabama is expected to experience about 97 percent blockage of the sun.
The sale, which was to have concluded in 2014, is still stalled on issues related to archaeological findings and on blockages by local administrations.
Doctors use the scope to diagnose and treat problems in the digestive tract, such as gallstones, cancers and blockages in the bile duct.
The van actually is used to remotely operate a mobile camera that runs through sewers and looks for cracks, oholes or blockages, said Rich Volpe, a maintenance worker in the department's sewer and water division.
The workers were trying to unclog debris from underneath a working boiler furnace when the blockage cleared and thousands of gallons of molten coal slag suddenly poured onto them, according to Gordon Gillette, president of TECO Energy, which...
The INDOT dump truck was unoccupied and was providing lane blockage for crews repairing the I-65 overpass over US 50, officials said.
Susan Collins, R-Maine, and Lisa Murkowski, R-Alaska, who oppose the bill's blockage of federal funding to Planned Parenthood, among other details.
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First Known Use of blockage
BLOCKAGE Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of blockage for English Language Learners
: something that stops something (such as blood) from moving through something (such as a blood vessel)
: the state of being blocked
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