Definition of Clog

  • (v.) That which hinders or impedes motion; hence, an encumbrance, restraint, or impediment, of any kind.
  • (v.) A weight, as a log or block of wood, attached to a man or an animal to hinder motion.
  • (v.) A shoe, or sandal, intended to protect the feet from wet, or to increase the apparent stature, and having, therefore, a very thick sole. Cf. Chopine.
  • (v. t.) To encumber or load, especially with something that impedes motion; to hamper.
  • (v. t.) To obstruct so as to hinder motion in or through; to choke up; as, to clog a tube or a channel.
  • (v. t.) To burden; to trammel; to embarrass; to perplex.
  • (v. i.) To become clogged; to become loaded or encumbered, as with extraneous matter.
  • (v. i.) To coalesce or adhere; to unite in a mass.

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Homophones of Clog