- 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
When they sequenced the DNA of 86 samples from 37 placentas, each set of cells was found to be genetically distinct and chock-full of genetic aberrations typically seen only in aggressive childhood cancers.New Genomic Study of Placenta Finds Deep Links to Cancer|Max Kozlov|April 8, 2021|Quanta Magazine
His scholarly mind is chock-full of quotes, anecdotes, history, even facts.
The muffins were all of that, and glorious — tender, sweet-but-not-too-sweet, moist, crumby, and chock full of blueberries.
Yet constitutional criminal procedure is chock full of balancing.
The Atlassian platform is chock full of data about how a company operates and communicates.Atlassian is acquiring Chartio to bring data visualization to the platform|Ron Miller|February 26, 2021|TechCrunch
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