to hinder or obstruct with thick or sticky matter; choke up:
to clog a drain.
to crowd excessively, especially so that movement is impeded; overfill:
cars clogged the highway.
to enc-mber; hamper; hinder.
to become clogged, enc-mbered, or choked up.
to stick; stick together.
to do a .
anything that impedes motion or action; an enc-mbrance; a hindrance.
a shoe or sandal with a thick sole of wood, cork, rubber, or the like.
a similar but lighter shoe worn in the .
a heavy block, as of wood, fastened to a person or beast to impede movement.
british dialect. a thick piece of wood.
verb clogs, clogging, clogged
to obstruct or become obstructed with thick or sticky matter
(transitive) to enc-mber; hinder; impede
(transitive) to fasten a clog or impediment to (an animal, such as a horse)
(intransitive) to adhere or stick in a m-ss
(slang) (in soccer) to foul (an opponent)
any of various wooden or wooden-soled shoes
(as modifier): clog dance
a heavy block, esp of wood, fastened to the leg of a person or animal to impede motion
something that impedes motion or action; hindrance
(slang) pop one’s clogs, to die
verb clogs, clogging, clogged
to use a photo-enabled mobile phone to take a photograph of (someone) and send it to a website without his or her knowledge or consent
early 14c., clogge “a lump of wood,” origin unknown. also used in middle english of large pieces of jewelry and large t-st-cl-s. cf. norwegian klugu “knotty log of wood.” meaning “anything that impedes action” is from 1520s. the sense of “wooden-soled shoe” is first recorded late 14c.; they were used as overshoes until the introduction of rubbers c.1840. originally all wood (hence the name), later wooden soles with leather uppers for the front of the foot only. later revived in fashion (c.1970), primarily for women. clog-dancing is attested from 1863.
late 14c., “hinder,” originally by fastening a block of wood to something, from clog (n.). meaning “choke up with extraneous matter” is 17c. related: clogged; clogging.
. adverb, adjective in the opposite direction to the rotation of the hands of a clock us equivalent counterclockwise
also, anticoagulative [an-tee-koh-ag-yuh-ley-tiv, -luh-tiv, an-tahy-] /ˌæn ti koʊˈæg yəˌleɪ tɪv, -lə tɪv, ˌæn taɪ-/ (show ipa). preventing coagulation, especially of blood. an anticoagulant agent, as heparin. contemporary examples i was in intensive care for five days, hooked up to an anticoagulant drip. how did i have a stroke in my 20s? elizabeth gates august 21, […]
a substance that produces or aids coagulation. historical examples any but the very slightest trace of milkiness in the serum indicates an insufficiency of coagulant. the preparation of plantation rubber sidney morgan if the quant-ty of coagulant has been calculated to an average nicety, the serum should be just dubiously free from milkiness. the preparation […]
a sequence of three nucleotides in a region of transfer rna that recognizes a complementary coding triplet of nucleotides in messenger rna during translation by the ribosomes in protein biosynthesis. anticodon an·ti·co·don (ān’tē-kō’dŏn, ān’tī-) n. a sequence of three adjacent nucleotides in trna designating a specific amino acid that binds to a corresponding codon in […]