Definition of Obstructor

1. Noun. Someone who systematically obstructs some action that others want to take.

Exact synonyms: Obstructer, Obstructionist, Resister, Thwarter
Generic synonyms: Controversialist, Disputant, Eristic
Specialized synonyms: Naysayer, Stonewaller
Derivative terms: Obstruct, Obstructionism, Obstruct, Resist, Thwart

2. Noun. Any structure that makes progress difficult.

Definition of Obstructor

1. Noun. obstructer ¹

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Definition of Obstructor

1. [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Obstructor

obstructive hydrocephalus
obstructive jaundice
obstructive lung disease
obstructive murmur
obstructive pneumonia
obstructive pulmonary overinflation
obstructive shock
obstructive sleep apnoea
obstructive thrombus
obstructive uropathy
obstructor (current term)

Literary usage of Obstructor

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1. Electromagnetic Theory by Oliver Heaviside (1893)
"A Perfect Conductor is a Perfect obstructor, but does not absorb the Energy of Electromagnetic Waves. § 184. So far, in varying the nature of ..."

2. Handbook of the Roman Law by Ferdinand Mackeldey, Moses Aaron Dropsie (1883)
"... if the obstructor hud indemnified by a naked promise.1 SECTION THIRD. OF THE COERCIVE MEASURES AGAINST DEBTORS IN GENERAL, AND OF TUB COMPETITION OF ..."

3. The American and English Railroad Cases: A Collection of All Cases Affecting by Frank Cyrus Smith, Thomas Johnson Michie, United States Courts, Great Britain Courts, Canada Courts (1901)
"In the Raines Case, as shown in my dissenting opinion, the alarm whistles were given too late to warn the obstructor. In the present case they were given in ..."

4. The Kusumánjali, Or, Hindu Proof of the Existence of a Supreme Being by Edward Byles Cowell, Haridāsa Bhaṭṭācāryya, Maheśacandranyāyaratna, Udayanācārya (1864)
"a cause as well as an effect; obstruction is the absence. of means, and that which causes this is ‘an obstructor.' As we prove by constant accompaniment and ..."

5. The Kusumānjali: Or Hindu Proof of the Existence of a Supreme Being by Udayaṇācārya, Haridāsa Bhaṭṭācāryya, Edward Byles Cowell (1864)
"Properly speaking the man who places the gem is the obstructor ... to be used for prati- bandha, the ' obstructor' for the ' obstruction. ..."

6. American Negligence Reports, Current Series Cited Am. Neg. Rep.: All the by United States (1901)
"A railroad engineer who discovers an obstructor on the right of way of his train is not bound to stop his train unless he is aware that such obstructor is ..."

7. Transactions of the American Therapeutic Society by American Therapeutic Society, Albert Ernest Gallant, Peter Brynberg Porter (1911)
"The most important obstructor to the growth of epithelium in wounds is peroxide of hydrogen. Today, in most of the hospitals of the country you will find ..."

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