HyperDic: impedimenta

English > 2 senses of the word impedimenta:
NOUNartifactimpedimenta, obstruction, obstructor, obstructer, impedimentany structure that makes progress difficult
artifactimpedimentathe baggage and equipment carried by an army
English > impedimenta: 2 senses > noun 1, artifact
MeaningAny structure that makes progress difficult.
Synonymsobstruction, obstructor, obstructer, impediment
NarrowerbarAn obstruction (usually metal) placed at the top of a goal
barrierA structure or object that impedes free movement
blockadeprevents access or progress
blockage, block, closure, occlusion, stop, stoppageAn obstruction in a pipe or tube
hindrance, hinderance, hitch, preventive, preventative, encumbrance, incumbrance, interferenceAny obstruction that impedes or is burdensome
obstacleAn obstruction that stands in the way (and must be removed or surmounted or circumvented)
tumblerA movable obstruction in a lock that must be adjusted to a given position (as by a key) before the bolt can be thrown
Broaderstructure, constructionA thing constructed
Spanishimpedimento, obstáculo, obstrucción
Catalanimpediment, obstacle, obstrucció
English > impedimenta: 2 senses > noun 2, artifact
MeaningThe baggage and equipment carried by an army.
BroaderbaggageThe portable equipment and supplies of an army

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