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.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • clogged — adj. 1. obstructed so as to prevent or hinder flow of a fluid; of conduits; as, clogged pipes; clogged arteries. Syn: choked. [WordNet 1.5] 2. filled beyond capacity (with people or vehicles), so as to retard movement; as, The store aisles were… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • clogged — adjective 1. thickened or coalesced in soft thick lumps (such as clogs or clots) (Freq. 1) clotted blood seeds clogged together • Syn: ↑clotted • Similar to: ↑thick 2. stopped up; clogged up …   Useful english dictionary

  • clogged — adj. Clogged is used with these nouns: ↑artery, ↑drain, ↑pipe, ↑pore, ↑sink …   Collocations dictionary

  • clogged — adjective Having an obstructed flow; blocked …   Wiktionary

  • clogged — klÉ’g n. wooden shoe; blockhead v. block, plug up; interfere, hold back; dance in clogs …   English contemporary dictionary

  • clogged (dirty) typeface —    Over prolonged use, the typeface becomes filled with lint, dirt, and ink, particularly in letters with closed loops, such as o, e, p, and g. If this condition is allowed to continue without cleaning, the printed impression will actually print… …   Forensic science glossary

  • ice-clogged — adj. having flow restricted by ice; of rivers or conduits; as, ice clogged rivers. [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • ice-clogged — adjective obstructed by ice ice clogged rivers • Similar to: ↑frozen …   Useful english dictionary

  • being clogged — being congested, being blocked, being jammed …   English contemporary dictionary

  • foul with — clogged or choked with. → foul …   English new terms dictionary

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”