What does chock mean?

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. chock, wedge(verb)

    a block of wood used to prevent the sliding or rolling of a heavy object

  2. chock(verb)

    secure with chocks

  3. chock(adverb)

    support on chocks

    "chock the boat"

  4. chock, chock-a-block(adverb)

    as completely as possible

    "it was chock-a-block full"

Wiktionary

  1. chock(Noun)

    Any wooden block used as a wedge or filler

  2. chock(Noun)

    Any fitting or fixture used to restrict movement, especially movement of a line; traditionally was a fixture near a bulwark with two horns pointing towards each other, with a gap between where the line can be inserted.

  3. chock(Noun)

    Blocks made of either wood, plastic or metal, used to keep a parked aircraft in position.

  4. chock(Verb)

    To stop or fasten, as with a wedge, or block; to scotch.

  5. chock(Verb)

    To insert a line in a chock.

  6. Origin: From choque (compare modern Norman chouque), from *śokka (compare Breton soc’h, Old Irish tócht).

Webster Dictionary

  1. Chock(verb)

    to stop or fasten, as with a wedge, or block; to scotch; as, to chock a wheel or cask

  2. Chock(verb)

    to fill up, as a cavity

  3. Chock(noun)

    a wedge, or block made to fit in any space which it is desired to fill, esp. something to steady a cask or other body, or prevent it from moving, by fitting into the space around or beneath it

  4. Chock(noun)

    a heavy casting of metal, usually fixed near the gunwale. It has two short horn-shaped arms curving inward, between which ropes or hawsers may pass for towing, mooring, etc

  5. Chock(adverb)

    entirely; quite; as, chock home; chock aft

  6. Chock(verb)

    to encounter

  7. Chock(noun)

    an encounter

  8. Origin: [F. choquer. Cf. Shock, v. t.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Chock

    chok, v.t. to fasten as with a block or wedge.—n. a wedge to keep a cask from rolling: a log.—adjs. Chock′-full, Choke′-full, quite full; Chock′-tight, very tight. [See Choke.]

Dictionary of Nautical Terms

  1. chock

    A sort of wedge used to rest or confine any weighty body, and prevent it from fetching way when the ship is in motion. Also, pieces fitted to supply a deficiency or defect after the manner of filling. Also, blocks of timber latterly substituted beneath the beams for knees, and wedged by iron keys. (See BOAT-CHOCKS.)--Chock of the bowsprit. See BEND.--Chocks of the rudder, large accurately adapted pieces of timber kept in readiness to choak the rudder, by filling up the excavation on the side of the rudder hole, in case of any accident. It is also choaked or chocked, when a ship is likely to get strong stern-way, when tiller-ropes break, &c.--To chock, is to put a wedge under anything to prevent its rolling. (See CHUCK.)

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of chock in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of chock in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Examples of chock in a Sentence

  1. Mary McNamara:

    Television right now is chock-a-block with great stories and performances so there is almost too much great TV to pick winners, the question is, are we going to see the expanded universe of television better reflected in the winners?

  2. Mary McNamara:

    Television right now is chock-a-block with great stories and performances so there is almost too much great TV to pick winners, the question is, are we going to see the expanded universe of television better reflected in the winners ?

  3. Cynthia Sass:

    It’s chock-full of good fat, vitamins, minerals, antioxidants, and fiber.

  4. State Department spokesman Mark Toner:

    It's a very fluid situation on the ground there, we're still getting information, we're still trying to seek out the whereabouts of American citizens ... Obviously, Brussels on any given day, is chock full of American citizens.

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Translations for chock

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  • клин, запирам, слагам клин, кнехтBulgarian
  • engalgarSpanish
  • coinceurFrench
  • [[упор]] [[для]] [[колесо, клин, башмакRussian

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