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Blocked vs. Clogged

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Blockedadjective

obstructed impeding general movement.

‘This road is blocked, so we must find another route.’;

Cloggedverb

simple past tense and past participle of clog

Blockedadjective

obstructed impeding total flow in a pipe, etc.

‘Call a plumber to unclog the blocked drain.’;

Cloggedadjective

Having an obstructed flow; blocked.

Blockedadjective

Drunk

Clogged

obstructed so as to prevent or hinder flow of a fluid; - of conduits; as, clogged pipes; clogged arteries.

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Blockedverb

simple past tense and past participle of block

Clogged

filled beyond capacity (with people or vehicles), so as to retard movement; as, The store aisles were clogged with shoppers on the day before Christmas.; The clogged highways made me miss my appointment..

Blocked

closed to traffic.

Cloggedadjective

thickened or coalesced in soft thick lumps (such as clogs or clots);

‘clotted blood’; ‘seeds clogged together’;

Blocked

at a complete standstill because of opposition of two unrelenting forces or factions.

Cloggedadjective

stopped up; clogged up;

‘clogged pipes’; ‘clogged up freeways’; ‘streets choked with traffic’;

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Blocked

unusable because of some obstruction.

Cloggedadjective

loaded with something that hinders motion;

‘The wings of birds were clogged with ice and snow’;

Blockedadjective

closed to traffic;

‘the repaving results in many blocked streets’;

Blockedadjective

completely obstructed or closed off;

‘the storm was responsible for many blocked roads and bridges’; ‘the drain was plugged’;

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