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obstruction 中文解釋 wordnet sense Collocation Usage
Noun
/əbˈstrəkSHən/,/äb-/,
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obstructions, plural;
  1. The action of obstructing or the state of being obstructed
    • - they faced obstruction in carrying out their research
    • - walkers could proceed with the minimum of obstruction
  2. A thing that impedes or prevents passage or progress; an obstacle or blockage
    • - the tractor hit an obstruction
  3. (in various sports) The action of unlawfully obstructing a player on the opposing team

  4. Blockage of a bodily passageway, as the intestines

  5. The action of deliberately hindering a legal process


  1. any structure that makes progress difficult
  2. the physical condition of blocking or filling a passage with an obstruction
  3. obstacle: something immaterial that stands in the way and must be circumvented or surmounted; "lack of imagination is an obstacle to one's advancement"; "the poverty of a district is an obstacle to good education"; "the filibuster was a major obstruction to the success of their plan"
  4. the act of obstructing; "obstruction of justice"
  5. getting in someone's way
  6. (obstruct) hinder or prevent the progress or accomplishment of; "His brother blocked him at every turn"
  7. In baseball, when a fielder illegally hinders a baserunner, the fielder is guilty of obstruction .
  8. (Obstructions) Narrowing of an anastomosis or a part of the gastrointestinal tract that slows down the normal passage of food or waste.
  9. (6. Obstructions) refer to artificial movable or immovable objects, which hinder the flow of the game. An immovable obstruction can refer to a sprinkler while an immovable obstruction can refer to a thing that can be moved. Of course, it does not include boundary markers.
  10. (Obstructions) Any path, road, or foreign object on a golf course. A golfer is permitted to move a ball from an obstructed lie using a drop ball. In this instance no penalty stroke is incurred by the golfer.
  11. (Obstructions) Any restriction or foreign object that reduces or modifies the cross section of the pipe to the extent that flow is affected or in-line inspection pigs can become stuck (ovality, collapse, dents, undersized valves, wrinkles, bends, weld drop-through). Also. ...
  12. (Obstructions) Anything which is man-made that obstructs play.
  13. (Obstructions) Golfers may move their balls away from or remove any artificial obstacles not part of the course such as torn and crushed hats and other discarded articles of clothing; chewed scorecards; ripped instruction books; halved golf balls; discarded golf clubs; demolished handcarts; and ...
  14. (Obstruct) to block or close up by an obstacle
  15. (obstruct (police or justice)) Means to get in the way. These are laws (sections 129 and 139 of the Criminal Code) which you will be charged under if, for example, you get caught using a false name in an arrest or trial, because you are getting in the way of police or the courts doing their jobs.
  16. (obstruct) when a piece moves in front of an enemy Pawn it obstructs its advance (see blockade) [example?]
  17. (Obstructing) The act of physically obstructing or impeding the progress of an opponent. Also known as “impeding.”
  18. blockage in the GI tract that prevents the flow of liquids or solids.
  19. Process in which thick mucus accumulates in CF lungs and can be hard to remove, making breathing difficult.
  20. an act by a catcher that hinders or prevents a batter from hitting a pitch. On any such interference, the ball is dead and the batter is awarded 1^st base
  21. is the act of a fielder who, while not in possession of the ball and not in the act of fielding the ball, impedes the progress of any runner. ...
  22. Blockage of a passageway.
  23. Scarring from ulcers can block flow through the stomach and/or duodenum. This can cause repeated vomiting, weight loss, and intense pain.
  24. When a defensive player, instead of going after the ball, uses his body to prevent an offensive player from playing it.
  25. When the batsman wilfully blocks or distracts a fielder to prevent a catch being made or a run-out being effected