chock
Pronunciation Noun

chock (plural chocks)

  1. Any object used as a wedge or filler, especially when placed behind a wheel to prevent it from rolling.
  2. (nautical) 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.
Translations Translations Verb

chock (chocks, present participle chocking; past and past participle chocked)

  1. (transitive) To stop or fasten, as with a wedge, or block; to scotch.
  2. (intransitive, obsolete) To fill up, as a cavity.
  3. (nautical) To insert a line in a chock.
Translations
  • Spanish: engalgar
Adverb

chock (not comparable)

  1. (nautical) Entirely; quite.
Translations Noun

chock (plural chocks)

  1. (obsolete) An encounter.
Verb

chock (chocks, present participle chocking; past and past participle chocked)

  1. (obsolete) To encounter.
Verb

chock (chocks, present participle chocking; past and past participle chocked)

  1. To make a dull sound.

Chock
Proper noun
  1. Surname



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