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clogging


  3  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Clogging  \Clog"ging\,  n. 
  Anything  which  clogs.  --Dr.  H.  More 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Clog  \Clog\,  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Clogged};  p.  pr  &  vb  n. 
  {Clogging}.] 
  1.  To  encumber  or  load,  especially  with  something  that 
  impedes  motion;  to  hamper. 
 
  The  winds  of  birds  were  clogged  with  ace  and  snow. 
  --Dryden. 
 
  2.  To  obstruct  so  as  to  hinder  motion  in  or  through  to  choke 
  up  as  to  clog  a  tube  or  a  channel. 
 
  3.  To  burden;  to  trammel;  to  embarrass;  to  perplex. 
 
  The  commodities  are  clogged  with  impositions. 
  --Addison. 
 
  You  'll  rue  the  time  That  clogs  me  with  this  answer. 
  --Shak. 
 
  Syn:  Impede;  hinder;  obstruct;  embarrass;  burden;  restrain; 
  restrict. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  clogging 
  adj  :  preventing  movement;  "the  clogging  crowds  of  revelers 
  overflowing  into  the  street"  [syn:  {hindering},  {impeding}, 
  {obstructive}] 




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