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blocker

[ blok-er ]
/ ˈblɒk ər /
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noun
a person or thing that blocks.
Football. a player whose assignment or special skill is blocking.
Biochemistry. a substance that inhibits the physiological action of another substance, as the beta blocker propranolol that interferes with neurotransmitters in the sympathetic nervous system.
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Origin of blocker

Middle English word dating back to 1200–50; see origin at block, -er1
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British Dictionary definitions for blocker

blocker
/ (ˈblɒkə) /

noun
a person or thing that acts as a block
physiol an agent that blocks a physiological function, such as the transport of an ion across an ion channel
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