obstruction

  • 41 obstruction — n. 1. Hindrance, obstacle, impediment, barrier, check, difficulty, bar. 2. Check, hindrance, embarrassment, clog, interruption …

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  • 42 obstruction — n obstacle, impediment, hindrance, oppilation, Archaic. remora; barrier, stop, stopper, block, Med. obstruent, stumbling block, roadblock, barricade; curb, check, balk, catch, hitch, snag, difficulty, bottleneck; restriction, limitation,… …

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  • 43 obstruction — ob·struc·tion …

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  • 44 obstruction — noun Syn: obstacle, barrier, stumbling block, impediment, hindrance, difficulty, check, restriction, blockage, stoppage, congestion, bottleneck, hold up …

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  • 45 obstruction — [əbˈstrʌkʃ(ə)n] noun 1) [C] something that blocks a path, passage, door etc so that it is difficult or impossible to get past 2) [U] the process of taking action in order to prevent something from happening …

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  • 46 obstruction — ob•struc•tion [[t]əbˈstrʌk ʃən[/t]] n. 1) something that obstructs; an obstacle 2) an act or instance of obstructing 3) the state of being obstructed 4) gov the delaying of business before a deliberative body …

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  • 47 obstruction — ob|struc|tion sb. (fk.) (i boldspil, især fodbold) …

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  • 48 obstruction — nf. o(b)strukchon (Albanais 001b | 001a, Villards Thônes) …

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  • 49 obstruction — A blocking of passage, such as an object on or near a railroad track. An impediment. See expressions beginning obstructing …

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  • 50 obstruction — Blockage of a passageway …

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  • 51 obstruction — n. 1 the act or an instance of blocking; the state of being blocked. 2 the act of making or the state of becoming more or less impassable. 3 an obstacle or blockage. 4 the retarding of progress by deliberate delays, esp. of Parliamentary business …

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  • 52 obstruction of justice — ob·struc·tion of justice /əb strək shən /: the crime or act of willfully interfering with the process of justice and law esp. by influencing, threatening, harming, or impeding a witness, potential witness, juror, or judicial or legal officer or… …

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  • 53 Obstruction-Inseln — Gewässer Salomonensee Archipel Louisiade Archipel Geographische Lage …

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  • 54 Obstruction Island (Washington) — Obstruction Island is one of the San Juan Islands in San Juan County, Washington, USA. It lies off the southeast tip of Orcas Island, between it and Blakely Island. Obstruction Island has a land area of 0.882 km² (0.3406 sq mi, or 218 acres) …

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  • 55 obstruction to congressional action — index filibuster Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

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  • 56 obstruction lights — plural noun (aeronautics) Lights fixed to all structures near airports that constitute a danger to aircraft in flight • • • Main Entry: ↑obstruct …

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  • 57 Obstruction of justice — Criminal law Part o …

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  • 58 Obstruction (baseball) — In baseball, when a fielder illegally hinders a baserunner, the fielder is guilty of obstruction.[1] Baserunners are generally permitted the free privilege to run from base to base without being physically blocked or hindered by a fielder. The… …

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  • 59 Obstruction theory — In mathematics, obstruction theory is a name given to two different mathematical theories, both of which yield cohomological invariants. Contents 1 In homotopy theory 2 In geometric topology 3 In surgery theory …

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  • 60 obstruction light — Distinctive lighting to provide a uniform means for indicating the presence of obstructions, especially at night or in poor visibility conditions. An obstruction light, or one group of lights, is usually red or white, visible 360°, and frequently …

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