Associations to the word «Blocking»


BLOCKING, verb. Present participle of block
BLOCKING, noun. The act by which something is blocked; an obstruction.
BLOCKING, noun. (theater) The precise movement and positioning of actors on a stage in order to facilitate the performance of a play, ballet, film or opera (originally planned using miniature blocks).
BLOCKING, noun. Blocks used to support (a building, etc.) temporarily.
BLOCKING, noun. (computing) A feature that prevents a keyboard from registering multiple simultaneous keypresses that would cause ghosting.
BLOCKING AND TACKLING, noun. (idiomatic) (US) Basic tasks or skills in an undertaking or occupation.
BLOCKING COURSE, noun. (architecture) The finishing course of a wall showing above a cornice.
BLOCKING COURSES, noun. Plural of blocking course
BLOCKING PATENT, noun. (legal) A patent relating to a particular area of technology which prevents another patent from being used because the other patent relies on technology covered by the first.
BLOCKING PATENTS, noun. Plural of blocking patent
BLOCKING UP, verb. Present participle of block up

Dictionary definition

BLOCKING, noun. The act of obstructing or deflecting someone's movements.

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