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Definition of the noun clog
What does clog mean as a name of something?
noun - plural: clogs
- footwear usually with wooden soles
- any object that acts as a hindrance or obstruction
- a dance performed while wearing shoes with wooden soles; has heavy stamping steps
Alternative definition of the noun clog
- A type of shoe with an inflexible, often wooden sole sometimes with an open heel.
- A blockage.
Definition of the verb clog
What does clog mean as a doing word?
verb - inflections: clogged, clogging
- become or cause to become obstructed
- example: The leaves clog our drains in the Fall
- lexical domain: Contact - verbs of touching, hitting, tying, digging
- synonyms of clog: back up / choke / choke off / clog up / congest / foul
- antonym of clog: unclog
- more generic terms: block / close up / impede / jam / obstruct / obturate / occlude = block passage through
- more specific terms:
- dance a clog dance
- example: Sam and Sue clog
Syntactic formula Example for the syntactic formula [Agent - being] [Verb] [Theme] [Adjective] He waltzed her dizzy [Agent - being] [Verb] [Theme] to / into [Oblique, state] He waltzed her to exhaustion [Agent - being] [Verb] [Theme] [Path Preposition] [Location] He skated Penny around the rink | He waltzed her across the floor [Theme - being] [Verb] Claire skated | The ball rolled | They waltzed [Theme - being] [Verb] [Oblique 1] to / into [Oblique 2, state] Claire skated her skates blades to shreds | She waltzed herself to sickness | We walked ourselves into a state of exhaustion [Theme - being] [Verb] [Oblique 1] [Path Preposition] [Oblique 2] She waltzed the soles off her shoes [Theme - being] [Verb] [Path Preposition] [Location] They waltzed across the room
- domain: dance / dancing / saltation / terpsichore
- lexical domain: Creation - verbs of sewing, baking, painting, performing
- more generic terms: dance / trip the light fantastic / trip the light fantastic toe = move in a pattern; usually to musical accompaniment
- impede the motion of, as with a chain or a burden
- impede with a clog or as if with a clog
Syntactic formula Example for the syntactic formula [Agent - being] [Verb] [Destination] Jessica sprayed the wall | Leslie staffed the store [Agent - being] [Verb] [Destination] in [Theme] Leigh swaddled the baby in blankets [Agent - being] [Verb] [Destination] with [Theme] Leslie staffed the store with employees [Theme - concrete object] [Verb] [Destination] The employees staffed the store
Verbs of Putting (with the same syntax): adorn, anoint, bandage, bathe, bestrew, bind, blanket, block, blot, bombard, carpet, choke, cloak, clutter, coat, contaminate, cover, dam, dapple, deck, decorate, deluge, dirty, disguise, dot, douse, drench, edge, embellish, emblazon, encircle, encrust, endow, enrich, entangle, face, festoon, fill, fleck, flood, frame, garland, garnish, gild, grace, imbue, impregnate, infect, inject, inlay, interlace, interlard, interleave, intersperse, interweave, inundate, lard, lash, line, litter, mask, mottle, ornament, pad, panel, pave, plate, plug, replenish, riddle, ring, ripple, robe, saturate, season, shroud, smother, soak, soil, speckle, splotch, spot, staff, stipple, stop up, stud, suffuse, sully, surround, swaddle, swathe, taint, tile, trim, veil, vein.
- lexical domain: Change - verbs of size, temperature change, intensifying, etc.
- synonym of clog: constipate
- more generic terms: slow / slow down / slow up = cause to proceed more slowly
- coalesce or unite in a mass
- fill to excess so that function is impaired
Alternative definition of the verb clog
- To block or slow passage through (often with 'up').
- Clog: Clogs are a type of footwear made in part or completely from wood. Clogs are used worldwide and although the form may vary by culture, within a culture the form often remained unchanged for centuries.
- Clog: A British clog is a wooden soled clog from Great Britain.
Phrases with Clog
Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Clog
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Dictionary of Homonyms (2007)
by David Rothwell
clog As a noun, a clog is a type of wooden shoe, typically associated with Holland or the north of England. Clearly ...
ABC's of Versability (2015)
by Roger J. Maderia
A clog is a blocking complication. You can fill a cranny with caulk. RHYME TIME A sentence part's brief stop is a ______ ______. Pg. 28 answer (best crest) A cache is a hidden cubbyhole. A crock is a pot made of clay. A clasp is a means for ...
by Lisa Kitter
A clog is a stuck experience. We feel stuck in our current situation because there is no guarantee that changing will improve our situation. To surrender and release, is to let go of the outcome and simply know that all is well. This again, is what ...
by Tom Dalzell, Terry Victor
US, 2003 clog down adverb of driving, very fast or accelerating. Military; from the sense of putting your foot down onan accelerator pedal. UK, 1984 clogger noun a footballer who has a reputation for fouling when tackling an opponent UK, ...
A - D by Hensleigh Wedgwood
klots, a block, log, clog ; Prov. E. clodge, a lump of clay — Hal. ; Sw. Mot, a bowl, ball, sphere ; G. kloss, a clod, lump, shapeless mass, ball, sphere ; Du. Mos, Moot, a ball ; klot, Motte, a clod, clot, lump. As elab, dob are nasalised in ...
A Library of Universal Knowledge and an Unabridged Dictionary of the English Language ...
CLOCK—CLOG ALMANAC. CLOCK, n. klu'lc [an imitative word: Dut. klookm]: the cry of the brooding hen: see OLUCK. CLOCK BELL'METAL: principally an alloy of copper and tin, with smaller quantities of bismuth, antimony, lead, and zinc.
VolumeII: Performance and Production by John Shepherd
Clog dancers themselves appeared on music hall variety bills, and Charlie Chaplin and Stan Laurel were at different times members of the Eight Lancashire Lads clog-dancing team. Most teams danced to well-known tunes, such as 'Men of ...
Encyclopaedia Metropolitana; Or, Universal Dictionary of Knowledge on an Original Plan Comprising the Twofold Advantage of a Philosophical and an Alphabetical Arrangement, with Appropriate Engravings Edited by Edward Smedley, Hugh James Rose, Henry John Rose (1845)
Miscellaneous and lexicographical, vol. 3
CLOG, v. Skinner thinks, perhaps from log, 1~Cnoo, n. lruncus. It may be from the Goth. Cno'ooiuo, lag-yon ,- A. S. lecgan, ge-lecgan, ponere, CLo'ooY. to lay. The past participle lagged, gelagged, lag, (a broad,) ge-lag, would give log and ...
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- Clog Meaning
Video shows what clog means. A type of shoe with an inflexible, often wooden sole sometimes with an open heel.. A blockage.. A shoe of any type.. clog ...
- Clog wog Meaning
Video shows what clog wog means. A Netherlander, a Dutch person, especially an immigrant.. Clog wog Meaning. How to pronounce, definition audio dictionary ...
- Clog up Meaning
Video shows what clog up means. to completely physically block. Clog up Meaning. How to pronounce, definition audio dictionary. How to say clog up. Powered ...
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Quotes about Clog
The clog and amida are both from the same piece of wood.
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Scrabble value of C3L1O1G2
The value of this 4-letter word is 7 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.Couldn't select: Got error 28 from storage engine