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Definition of Blocked

  • closed to traffic.
  • at a complete standstill because of opposition of two unrelenting forces or factions.
  • unusable because of some obstruction.

How to use blocked in a sentence. Blocked pronunciation.

This movement of the Cherokee completely blocked the landing of the Gatling guns.
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It was a corner-room and in front of one window was an old tree which blocked the view, but from the other you saw, beyond the garden and the vicarage field, broad meadows.
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That poor lady, for instance, consulted her for advice when, one day, she opened Cassandra's bedroom door on a mission of discovery, and found the ceiling hung with mulberry-leaves, the windows blocked with cages, and the tables stacked with home-made machines for the manufacture of silk dresses.
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The great pile of loose blocks was surmounted, and at the top Saxe stood and saw that it was evidently the remains of a slip from the mountain up to their right, which had fallen perhaps hundreds of years before, and blocked up the narrow gorge, forming a long, deep, winding lake in the mountain solitude.
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At last, just in front of them, the gorge seemed to end, for the place was blocked by a wall that ran across the narrow rift at right angles, and against this the whole body of water was propelled, to strike straight upon it, and rise up like a billow of the sea and fall back with a furious roar.
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Dale followed, and blocked out the light just as Melchior had crept farther in, and was busy opening the lanthorn and striking a match.
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The concession road was blocked before day had well set in; no horse could go ten yards in it.
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But he would let the Cardews know who it was who had blocked it and saved their skins.
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He looked ahead, where he knew the land lay practically level before them, all sand and rabbit weed, with a little grass here and there; to the left, where the square butte stood up bold-faced and grim; to the right where a ragged sandstone ledge blocked the way. "'S some dang new trap uh theirn," he decided, his voice signifying disgust for such methods.
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Jim was instantly enraged; he blocked the door to the roof and demanded to know what the other man meant.
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But some unseen influence blocked the company at every turn.
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Twice, with his axe blocked by too deep a blow, they rushed him; but each time he flung them clear.
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She tried to peer through the small window, but it was made of greased parchment which admitted light while it blocked vision.
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And when one bogged he blocked the trail till it was clear again; nor did the man live who crowded him at such time.
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Knowing this, and seeing that Self was the stumbling-block with most of my correspondents, I was anxious to write another book at once, also in the guise of a romance, to serve as a little lamp of love whereby my readers might haply discover the real character of the obstacle which blocked their way to an intelligent Soul-advancement.
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And then again in a mighty bustle he bandied it, slubbered it, hacked it, whittled it, wayed it, darted it, hurled it, staggered it, reeled it, swinged it, brangled it, tottered it, lifted it, heaved it, transformed it, transfigured it, transposed it, transplaced it, reared it, raised it, hoised it, washed it, dighted it, cleansed it, rinsed it, nailed it, settled it, fastened it, shackled it, fettered it, levelled it, blocked it, tugged it, tewed it, carried it, bedashed it, bewrayed it, parched it, mounted it, broached it, nicked it, notched it, bespattered it, decked it, adorned it, trimmed it, garnished it, gauged it, furnished it, bored it, pierced it, trapped it, rumbled it, slid it down the hill, and precipitated it from the very height of the Cranie; then from the foot to the top (like another Sisyphus with his stone) bore it up again, and every way so banged it and belaboured it that it was ten thousand to one he had not struck the bottom of it out.
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A cross-town car blocked them, and the brakes screeched in agony, while Doctor Suydam was well-nigh catapulted into the street; then they were under way again, with the car leaping from speed to speed.
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To get out next the house was to brave detection; whilst at the other side I found myself blocked in by carriages.
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All the country traffic from Chantilly and Compiegne came lumbering this way into the city; diligences, omnibuses, wagons, fiacres, water-carts, and all kinds of vehicles thronged and blocked the street perpetually; and the sound of wheels ceased neither by night nor by day.
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The reedy marshes in which the Lachlan and the Macquarie appeared to end blocked Western exploration until the protracted drought of the twenties convinced Sturt and Hume that they would be passable.
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Examples of Blocked

Example #1
The ship's captain was finally induced to put back into the bay and speak to the Seguransa, and Gen. Shafter directed that the detachment should be taken off the next morning.
Example #2
The orders issued by Gen. Shafter in regard to the landing were that the Gatling Gun Detachment should accompany Gen. Lawton's Division.
Example #3
Philip remembered the wall-paper from his earliest years.
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Philip had been given the best spare room at the vicarage.
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She had more than once played the part of ambassador between Lady Otway and her children.
Example #6
With the younger section she had a great reputation for common sense, and for something that they despised but inwardly respected and called knowledge of the world-that is to say, of the way in which respectable elderly people, going to their clubs and dining out with ministers, think and behave.