There's a clog in the kitchen sink.
a liquid chemical that gets rid of clogsVerb
The sink was clogged by dirt and grease.
The drain clogs easily because the opening is so small.
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The shoes come with the ogre’s classic ear buttons and button for his large nose placed on the clog’s holes in front of the shoe.—Kimberlee Speakman, Peoplemag, 7 Sep. 2023 Regardless, García’s slump, Jung’s injury and Heim’s rust have created a clog in the heart of Texas’ lineups, one that’s put a great deal of the run-scoring onus onto batters further down the order.—Shawn McFarland, Dallas News, 28 Aug. 2023 Some look more like a slipper or a clog, while others resemble a loafer with the back half of the upper cut off.—Brad Lanphear, Men's Health, 8 Aug. 2023 In some places, the storm surge through the city had created clogs, bulging masses of wreckage that blocked traffic.—Christopher Cann, USA TODAY, 31 Aug. 2023 Your feet will love these sneakers, clogs, and loafers from brands like Brooks, Skechers, and Cole Haan.—Brittany Chrusciel, Travel + Leisure, 31 Aug. 2023 This clog received top marks from us across the board.—Sherri Gordon, Health, 28 Aug. 2023 Purr-fect Washer Laundering items covered in pet hair can present a clog risk, but with Maytag’s new washer, that's not a concern.—Carolyn Forté, Good Housekeeping, 15 Aug. 2023 Pimples occur when the aforementioned buildup and overproduction of oil clog skin pores and hair follicles.—Daryl Austin, USA TODAY, 12 Aug. 2023
Filter by date: Make sure old links aren’t clogging your search results.—Fox News, 17 Sep. 2023 One caveat, whether the paint is sprayed or brushed on: Don’t clog the weep holes at the bottom of the frame on the exterior.—Jeanne Huber, Washington Post, 15 Sep. 2023 Retired teacher fought to save neighbors’ homes from flooding — 2:28 p.m.
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John DeCicco remembers the Blizzard of ‘78, when the region was shellacked by nearly 30 inches of snow — clogging highways, shutting down businesses, and stranding thousands in their homes.—Amanda Kaufman, BostonGlobe.com, 12 Sep. 2023 An algal bloom clogging a waterway near Lough Neagh in Northern IrelandChris Baraniuk
Standing on the marina, Rob Skelly peers into the darkness of the river where bright speckles of algae drift in the water.—Chris Baraniuk, WIRED, 11 Sep. 2023 The top places for street sweeping tickets There are nearly 2,400 miles of streets across L.A. where the city’s fleet of sweepers clean up trash every other week, preventing debris from clogging storm drains and reaching waterways.—Cari Spencer, Los Angeles Times, 2 Sep. 2023 Flushing toilet paper can clog the toilet in these countries.—Andrea Romano, Travel + Leisure, 28 Aug. 2023 What Causes Acne? Bacteria, excess oil, and dead skin cells clog your sebaceous glands, which causes acne.—Jacqueline Andriakos, Health, 25 Aug. 2023 On the inside, freshman defensive lineman Elijah Hughes is helping clog the lane against the run, where the Trojans are allowing 3.8 yards a carry, an improvement from last year’s five-yard clip.—Thuc Nhi Nguyen, Los Angeles Times, 4 Sep. 2023 See More
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