chock-tight

chock-tight
chockˈ-tight adjective
Very tight
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Main Entry:chock

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  • chock — [chäk] n. [NormFr choque, a block < Gaul * tsukka, akin to PGmc * stuk , a tree trunk, stump: for IE base see STOCK] 1. a block or wedge placed under a wheel, barrel, etc. to keep it from rolling or used to fill in a space 2. Naut. a heavy… …   English World dictionary

  • chock — /tʃɒk / (say chok) noun 1. a block or wedge of wood, etc., for filling in a space, especially for preventing movement, as of a wheel or a cask. 2. Nautical a. a metal or wooden fitting through which a mooring line, anchor cable, towline, or… …  

  • chock — /chok/, n. 1. a wedge or block of wood, metal, or the like, for filling in a space, holding an object steady, etc. 2. Naut. a. any of various heavy metal fittings on a deck or wharf that serve as fairleads for cables or chains. b. a shaped… …   Universalium

  • chock — [[t]tʃɒk[/t]] n. 1) bui a wedge or block of wood, metal, or the like, for filling in a space, holding an object steady, etc 2) naut. navig. a heavy metal fitting on a deck or wharf that serves as a fairlead for a cable or chain 3) bui to furnish… …   From formal English to slang

  • chock — Synonyms and related words: arrest, bar, barricade, bearing rein, bit, block, block up, blockade, bolt, brake, brim, chain, charge, check, checkrein, choke, choke off, clog, close, close off, close tight, close up, congest, constrict,… …   Moby Thesaurus

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  • full — 1. adjective /fʊl/ a) Containing the maximum possible amount of that which can fit in the space available. The jugs were full to the point of overflowing. b) Complete; with nothing omitted. Our book gives full treatment to the subject of angling …   Wiktionary

  • close — Synonyms and related words: Autobahn, Spartan, US highway, abandonment, abbreviated, abort, about, about to be, abridged, abstruse, accented, accommodate, accost, accurate, adjacent, adjust, advance, agree, airless, airtight, alert, all but,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • jam — Synonyms and related words: Great Mogul, Jell O, Mogul, a mass of, a world of, abound with, afterthought, albumen, arch dam, army, articulate, assault, backstop, baffle, bafflement, bamboo curtain, bank, bar, barrage, barricade, barrier, batten,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • squeeze — Synonyms and related words: arrest, arrestation, arrestment, badger, bar, barricade, bear, bear against, bear down on, bear down upon, bear hard upon, bear hug, bind, blackmail, bleed, block, block up, blockade, blockage, blocking, bolt, boodle,… …   Moby Thesaurus

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