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blocking

verb , present participle of block

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1 to close up so that no empty spaces remain
  • block up the opening in the wall where a window once was
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2 to prevent passage through by filling with something
  • one of the patient's arteries was so blocked with fatty deposits that blood flow had been reduced to a trickle
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3 to stop, seize, or interrupt while in progress or on course
  • a thug suddenly stepped out of a doorway and blocked his escape down the alley
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