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Blocking Meaning and Definition in Dictionary

Definitions from Wordnet 2.0

  • (American football) the act of obstructing someone''s path with your body; "he threw a rolling block into the line backer"

Definitions from Wiktionary

  • the act of obstructing or deflecting someone's movements

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Wikipedia Meaning and Definition on 'Blocking'

  • Blocking: Blocking may refer to. Telecommunications and computing : Blocking (computing), holding ... Internet blocking, see Block (Internet) Theatre and film ...
  • Blocking (stage): In theatre , blocking is the precise movement and stageing of actor s on a stage in order to facilitate the performance of a play , ballet ...
  • Blocking (American football): In American football , blocking is a legal move occurring when one player obstructs another player's path with his body. purpose of blocking ...
  • Blocking (martial arts): In martial arts , blocking is the act of stopping or deflecting an opponent's attack for the purpose of preventing injurious contact with ...

'Blocking' example sentence in quotations

* Woman begins by resisting a man's advances and ends by blocking his retreat. - Oscar Wilde

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Blocking Sample Sentences in News

  • Judge refuses to stop blocking access to Jodi Arias trial
    On Friday, Judge Sherry Stephens denied a motion by the media to prevent her from blocking access to testimony in the Jodi Arias trial.                 Read more on this news related to 'Blocking'
  • Jackknifed big rig causes closure of southbound I-35 lanes near New Braunfels
    A big rig that rolled over on its side is blocking all three southbound lanes on Interstate 35 near Solms Road just south of New Braunfels. Read more on this news related to 'Blocking'
  • For Nebraska's Bell, blocking as fun as receiving
    Kenny Bell is the quintessential Nebraska receiver, which is to say he's defined as much by his blocking as his catching. Bell was recognized for the glory that comes with his position rather than the grunt work when he set the school record for career receptions in the Cornhuskers' 42-24 win over Rutgers on Saturday. He'll likely become the career lea Read more on this news related to 'Blocking'

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