Definition of Clogging

1. Adjective. Preventing movement. "The clogging crowds of revelers overflowing into the street"

Exact synonyms: Hindering, Impeding, Obstructive
Similar to: Preventative, Preventive
Derivative terms: Obstruct



Definition of Clogging

1. n. Anything which clogs.

Definition of Clogging

1. Verb. (present participle of clog) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Clogging

1. clog [v] - See also: clog

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Clogging

clofibroyl-CoA hydrolase
clog
clog dance
clog dancer
clog dancing
clog up
clog wog
clogestone acetate
clogged
clogger
cloggers
cloggier
cloggiest
cloggily
clogginess
clogging (current term)
cloggy
clogs
clogs to clogs in three generations
clogwyn
clogwyns
cloison
cloisonn
cloisonne
cloisonnes
cloisons
cloister
cloisteral
cloistered
cloisterer

Literary usage of Clogging

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1. Debris Impact On Emergency Coolant Recirculation: Workshop Proceedings by U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission, OECD Nuclear Energy Agency (2004)
"The work presented here was performed mainly between 1992 and 1994 for the resolution of the clogging issue. 2. Scope of safety analysis performed The ..."

2. Report to the Director of Public Service, Akron, Ohio, on Sewage Treatment by Akron (Ohio). Sewage Testing Station, Harry Britton Hommon (1912)
"clogging and Pooling Observations were made throughout the tests regarding ... With the test devices, there was very little evidence of clogging or pooling, ..."

3. Partial Report Upon the Comprehensive Plan for the Collection, Purification by Philadelphia Bureau of Surveys (1911)
"The Relative Economy of Various Methods Used to Believe clogging of ... The methods used to relieve clogging in the sprinkling filters were : (a) resting ..."

4. The Nature and Properties of Soils: A College Text of Edaphology by Thomas Lyttleton Lyon, Harry Oliver Buckman (1922)
"... end tiles may not be loosened and the whole system endangered by clogging with sediment. It is well to embed the end tile in a masonry or concrete wall. ..."

5. Long Island Sources: Reports, Resolutions, Authorizations, Surveys and by New York (N.Y.). Board of Water Supply, Charles Strauss, Jonas Waldo Smith (1912)
"clogging OF WELLS One of the most serious difficulties that has been met in the operation of ground-water collecting works on Long Island has been the ..."

6. The New England Farmer by Samuel W. Cole (1854)
"... and the only one that has cut all kinds of grass, heavy or light, wot or dry, lodged or standing, in the best manner, without clogging or interruption. ..."

7. Manual of Plant Diseases by Paul Sorauer, Gustav Lindau, Ludwig Reh (1922)
"clogging OF DRAIN TILE. Wherever flat lying drains extend through the root systems of perennial plants, an unusually luxuriant root growth may stop up the ..."

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