obstruction

  1. any structure that makes progress difficult
  2. something immaterial that stands in the way and must be circumvented or surmounted
  3. getting in someone's way

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Obstruction

• (n.) That which obstructs or impedes; an obstacle; an impediment; a hindrance. • (n.) The act of obstructing, or state of being obstructed. • (n.) The condition of having the natural powers obstructed in their usual course; the arrest of the vital functions; death.
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obstruction

(L. obstructio) 1. the act of blocking or clogging. 2. the state or condition of being clogged.
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obstruction

(ob-struk´shәn) the act of blocking or clogging. the state or condition of being clogged; see also atresia. Called also blockade, closure, and occlusion. chronic airflow obstruction , chronic airway obstruction name given to a group of disorders in whi...
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obstruction

1. The act of blocking or clogging. ... 2. The state or condition of being clogged. ... Origin: L. Obstructio ... (18 Nov 1997) ...
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obstruction

obstructor noun any structure that makes progress difficult
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Obstruction

[baseball] In baseball, obstruction is when a fielder illegally hinders a baserunner running within the basepath. Baserunners are generally permitted to run from base to base without being physically blocked or hindered by a fielder. The only time that a fielder is not obligated to `get out of the way` of a baserunner is when the fielder is...
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Obstruction

Ob·struc'tion noun [ Latin obstructio .] 1. The act of obstructing, or state of being obstructed. 2. That which obstructs or impedes; an obstacle; an impediment; a hindrance. « A popular assembly free from obstruction Swift. 3. The condi...
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Obstruction

A blockage formed in the gastrointestinal tract which results in the obstruction of the passage of solids and liquids through it.
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Obstruction

Also called blocking. Where a player gets in the way of an opponent who is chasing after the ball. This results in a penalty.
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Obstruction

an illegal defensive technique, in which a defensive player who does not have control of the ball positions their body between the ball and an attacking opponent, or otherwise blocks or checks an opponent, in order to prevent that opponent from reaching the ball.[145] When the defensive player has control of the ball, this technique is known as shi...
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Obstruction

An object that a yacht could not pass without changing course substantially to avoid it. e.g. a mark, a rescue boat, the shore, perceived underwater dangers or shallows.
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obstruction

Any artificial object that has been left or placed on the course with the exception of course boundary markers and constructed roads and paths.
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obstruction

any structure that makes progress difficult
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obstruction

any structure that makes progress difficult
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obstruction

anything outside a building which prevents the direct view of part of the sky
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Obstruction

Because blocking for the ball carrier is illegal in rugby, no player can purposefully put himself between the ball carrier and a member of the opposing team (which would obstruct the defensive player from making a play). When this occurs, a penalty will be awarded to the defensive team.
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obstruction

Blockage of a passageway.
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Obstruction

Blockage of a passageway. See, for example Airway obstruction ; Intestinal obstruction .
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Obstruction

Causing obstruction, which is blocking an opponent with the body, is penalized by awarding an indirect free kick to the opposition.
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Obstruction

Illegally getting in the way of an opposition (defensive) player. Unlike football, it is illegal to block (obstruct) your opponent.
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Obstruction

Obstruction: Blockage of a passageway. See, for example: Airway obstruction; Intestinal obstruction.
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Obstruction

The criminal offence of obstructing a road or allowing a road to be obstructed with a vehicle or other object. It can also include driving unreasonably slowly. It needs to be shown that other people or vehicles have been obstructed. The punishment for the offence is a fine.
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obstruction

the physical condition of blocking or filling a passage
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obstruction

Type: Term Pronunciation: ob-strŭk′shŭn Definitions: 1. Blockage, clogging, or impeded flow, by occlusion or stenosis.
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