Definition of chock
- any of various heavy metal fittings on a deck or wharf that serve as fairleads for cables or chains.
- a shaped support or cradle for a ship's boat, barrel, etc.
- a small wooden piece or timber for filling a gap, reinforcing an angle, etc., in a wooden vessel.
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How to use chock in a sentence
That book was sometimes shelved in the fiction section of bookstores because it was chock full of mind-bending revelations suggesting that trees are sentient beings that are fully aware of and responsive to the world around them.We’re at home among trees — which might be able to sense our presence|Richard Schiffman|July 23, 2021|Washington Post
Xue Vang had long known that his job deicing planes, loading bags and chocking wheels at the Missoula airport was dangerous, especially in the Montana winter, when blinding snow and rain obscure the spinning engines that can suck in a human body.Hourly Workers Are Demanding Better Pay and Benefits—and Getting Them|Alana Semuels|July 22, 2021|Time
Rio BrandsThe Wonder Wheeler from Rio is chock full of special features and helpful tools to make your trip to the beach as smooth as possible.Best beach wagons: Get your gear to the beach in one trip|Florie Korani|July 21, 2021|Popular-Science
Right across the highway, trails lead into the Moosalamoo National Recreation Area, which is chock-full of hikes to waterfalls, lakes, overlooks, and a selection of mountain bike trails.
As of late, the housing market is chock full of opportunities for both sellers and buyers.
After a decade of managing the Borden home, Wilber is chock-full of stories of hauntings and paranormal sightings.Would You Stay in Lizzie Borden’s Ax-Murder House?|Nina Strochlic|October 30, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The audience was chock-full of the influential and influencers.Gay Activist David Mixner: I Mercy Killed 8 People|Tim Teeman|October 29, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Thus, the SHU was chock full of contraband, because all the x-ray machines were used by the clinics and not the guards.
His mantel is chock full of Oscars and Grammys (three of each).Giorgio Moroder, Dance Music Legend, on Remixing Coldplay’s ‘Midnight’ and ‘Crazy’ Lana Del Rey|Douglas Wolk|April 30, 2014|DAILY BEAST
According to the channel, the new, Western-friendly government in Kiev is chock full of fascists and neo-Nazis.
It seems to me that when a fellow is chock-full of anything he oughtn't to feel much hunger.Two Boys in Wyoming|Edward S. Ellis
Me and your mother wuz both young, both very much in love, both chock full o' hope and hard day's work.Si Klegg, Book 2 (of 6)|John McElroy
The harbour was chock-full of forlorn-looking craft, which had evidently lain idle for a long while.Eastern Nights - and Flights|Alan Bott
He is chock full of tact, the smoothest old boy I ever fell up against.The Pillar of Light|Louis Tracy
I sat in the stern sheets, listening to the dreary "chock-chock" of the propeller, and peering forward into the mist.The Rise of Roscoe Paine|Joseph C. Lincoln
British Dictionary definitions for chock
- a fairlead consisting of a ringlike device with an opening at the top through which a rope is placed
- a cradle-like support for a boat, barrel, etc