1. present participle of clog#English|clog

clogging (plural cloggings)

  1. The situation of something being clogged.
    • 2002, M. Henze, Wastewater Treatment: Biological and Chemical Processes
      The biofilm is allowed to develop uninhibited which leads to local cloggings.
  2. The material that clogs or obstructs.
    • 1839, British Farmer's Magazine (volume 3, page 187)
      No cloggings, lumps of dirt, or underlocks should be suffered to be rolled up with the fleece, as such a practice is unfair to the purchaser, and by act of parliament there is a heavy penalty attached to those who are convicted of doing it.

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