Definition and Meanings for chock
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Part of Speech of chock
transitive verb, imperfect, past participle, present participle, verbal noun, intransitive verb, noun, adverb
Etymology of chock
Meaning of chock
as transitive verb, imperfect, past participle, present participle, verbal noun
- to stop or fasten, as with a wedge, or block; to scotch; as, to chock a wheel or cask.
as intransitive verb
- to fill up, as a cavity.
- a wedge, or block made to fit in any space which it is desired to fill, esp. something to steady a cask or other body, or prevent it from moving, by fitting into the space around or beneath it.
- a heavy casting of metal, usually fixed near the gunwale. it has two short horn-shaped arms curving inward, between which ropes or hawsers may pass for towing, mooring, etc.
- entirely; quite; as, chock home; chock aft.
as transitive verb, transitive verb
- to encounter.
- an encounter.