What does blockage mean?

blockage meaning in General Dictionary

The act of preventing up the state to be blocked up

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  • the health of blocking or completing a passageway with an obstruction
  • an obstruction in a pipe or tube
  • the act of preventing
  • The work of blocking up; hawaii of being blocked up.

blockage meaning in Etymology Dictionary

1827, from block (v.) + -age.


blockage meaning in General Dictionary

(letter.) The work of blocking up; the state to be blocked up.


Sentence Examples with the word blockage

Stones in the gall-bladder should be removed by operation, as, if left, there is a great risk of their trying to escape with the bile into the intestine and thus causing a blockage of the common bile-duct, and perhaps a fatal leakage of bile into the peritoneum through a perforating ulcer of the duct.

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