Clogging


Clogging
Clog Clog, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Clogged} (kl[o^]gd); p. pr. & vb. n. {Clogging}.] 1. To encumber or load, especially with something that impedes motion; to hamper. [1913 Webster]

The winds of birds were clogged with ace and snow. --Dryden. [1913 Webster]

2. To obstruct so as to hinder motion in or through; to choke up; as, to clog a tube or a channel. [1913 Webster]

3. To burden; to trammel; to embarrass; to perplex. [1913 Webster]

The commodities are clogged with impositions. --Addison. [1913 Webster]

You 'll rue the time That clogs me with this answer. --Shak.

Syn: Impede; hinder; obstruct; embarrass; burden; restrain; restrict. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.