HyperDic: chock

English > 4 senses of the word chock:
NOUNartifactchock, wedgea block of wood used to prevent the sliding or rolling of a heavy object
VERBcontactchocksecure with chocks
contactchocksupport on chocks
ADVERBallchock, chock-a-blockas completely as possible
chock > pronunciation
Soundschaa'k
Rhymesaftershock ... woodcock: 87 rhymes with aak...
English > chock: 4 senses > noun 1, artifact
MeaningA block of wood used to prevent the sliding or rolling of a heavy object.
Synonymwedge
NarrowerspragA chock or bar wedged / wedged under a wheel or between the spokes to prevent a vehicle from rolling down an incline
BroaderblockA solid piece of something (usually having flat rectangular sides)
Spanishcalzo, cuña
Catalanfalca, tascó
Verbschocksupport on chocks
chocksecure with chocks
English > chock: 4 senses > adverb 1
MeaningAs completely as possible.
Example"it was chock-a-block full"
Synonymchock-a-block
English > chock: 4 senses > verb 1, contact
MeaningSecure with chocks.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Broaderfasten, fix, secureCause to be firmly attached
Spanishcalzar
Nounschocka block of wood used to prevent the sliding or rolling of a heavy object
English > chock: 4 senses > verb 2, contact
Meaningsupport on chocks.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Example"chock the boat"
Broaderhold, support, sustain, hold upBe the physical support of
Spanishcalzar
Nounschocka block of wood used to prevent the sliding or rolling of a heavy object

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