2 any object that acts as a hindrance or obstruction
1 become or cause to become obstructed; "The leaves clog our drains in the Fall"; "The water pipe is backed up" [syn: choke off, clog up, back up, congest, choke, foul] [ant: unclog]
2 dance a clog dance
3 impede the motion of, as with a chain or a burden; "horses were clogged until they were tamed"
4 impede with a clog or as if with a clog; "The market is being clogged by these operations"; "My mind is constipated today" [syn: constipate]
5 coalesce or unite in a mass; "Blood clots" [syn: clot]
6 fill to excess so that function is impaired; "Fear clogged her mind"; "The story was clogged with too many details" [syn: overload] [also: clogging, clogged]
- Rhymes with: -ɒɡ
a type of shoe with an inflexible, often wooden sole and an open heel
- Dutch: klomp
- Hungarian: klumpa
- Spanish: zueco
- Swedish: träsko
to block or slow passage through
- Czech: ucpat
A clog can be:
- A shoe with a rigid, often wooden, sole; see clog (shoe).
- A blockage in plumbing such as hairballs, grease or other clumping materials, which is generally removed by use of a plunger, plumber's snake or chemical drain cleaner.
- Clog, a British brand of rock-climbing equipment.
- CLOG is an acronym for CLusters of Orthologous Groups of proteins
clog in French: Sabot (homonymie)
clog in Dutch: Hoef
clog in Dutch Low Saxon: Hoef
clog in Polish: Sabot
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