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Hasil cari dari kata atau frase: obstruction(0.00971 detik)
Found 3 items, similar to obstruction.
English → Indonesian (quick)
English → English (WordNet)
n 1: any structure that makes progress difficult [syn: obstructor,
obstructer, impediment, impedimenta]
2: the state or condition of being obstructed [syn: blockage]
3: something immaterial that stands in the way and must be
circumvented or surmounted; “lack of immagination 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” [syn: obstacle]
4: the act of obstructing; “obstruction of justice”
5: getting in someone's way
English → English (gcide)
Obstruction \Ob*struc"tion\, n. [L. obstructio.]
1. The act of obstructing, or state of being obstructed.
2. That which obstructs or impedes; an obstacle; an
impediment; a hindrance.
A popular assembly free from obstruction. --Swift.
3. The condition of having the natural powers obstructed in
their usual course; the arrest of the vital functions;
To die, and go we know not where,
To lie in cold obstruction, and to rot. --Shak.
Syn: Obstacle; bar; barrier; impediment; clog; check;
Usage: Obstruction, Obstacle. The difference between
these words is that indicated by their etymology; an
obstacle is something standing in the way; an
obstruction is something put in the way. Obstacle
implies more fixedness and is the stronger word. We
remove obstructions; we surmount obstacles.
Disparity in age seems a greater obstacle to an
intimate friendship than inequality of fortune.
The king expected to meet with all the
obstructions and difficulties his enraged
enemies could lay in his way. --Clarendon.