HyperDic: blocker

English > 2 senses of the word blocker:
NOUNperson blockera football player whose responsibility is to block players attempting to stop an offensive play
artifactblocker, blocking agenta class of drugs that inhibit (block) some biological process
blocker > pronunciation
Soundsblaa'ker
Rhymesacre / Acre ... Zocor: 182 rhymes with ker...
English > blocker: 2 senses > noun 1, person
MeaningA football player whose responsibility is to block players attempting to stop an offensive play.
Broaderfootball player, footballerAn athlete who plays American football
Verbsblockimpede the movement of (an opponent or a ball)
English > blocker: 2 senses > noun 2, artifact
MeaningA class of drugs that inhibit (block) some biological process.
Synonymblocking agent
Narroweralpha blocker, alpha-blocker, alpha-adrenergic blocker, alpha-adrenergic blocking agentAny of various drugs that block alpha-adrenergic receptors
beta blocker, beta-blocking agent, beta-adrenergic blocker, beta-adrenergic blocking agentAny of various drugs used in treating hypertension or arrhythmia
labetalol, labetalol hydrochloride, Trandate, Normodyneantihypertensive drug (trade names Trandate and Normodyne) that blocks alpha and beta-adrenergic receptors of the sympathetic nervous system (leading to a decrease in blood pressure)
neuromuscular blocking agentA substance that interferes with the neural transmission between motor neurons and skeletal muscles
Broadermedicine, medication, medicament, medicinal drug(medicine) something that treats or prevents or alleviates the symptoms of disease
Spanishbloqueador
Catalanblocador
Verbsblockinterrupt the normal function of by means of anesthesia

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