Noun(1) a block of wood used to prevent the sliding or rolling of a heavy object
Verb(1) secure with chocks(2) support on chocks
Adverb(1) as completely as possible
(1) This flight-deck director didn't understand the pilot's intentions, or he wouldn't have run out on the deck and started to chock and chain the aircraft.(2) Thinking on their feet, the technicians positioned a maintenance stand with a wooden chock under the housing to hold the pump in position.(3) These will absorb an awful lot of chafe, and if they do chafe though, veer just a little more line and a new piece of hose will be in the chock to take the chafe.(4) Seeing smoke billowing from the vicinity of the nose radome and sensor turrets, he quickly directed the crew chiefs to chock the aircraft.(5) He ran alongside the main landing gear and attempted to insert a chock under the main tire.(6) If you're feeling lazy you don't even have to cut the trunk up - just lay it on its side, stake it or chock it to prevent it rolling away, and voilÔö£├í!(7) If the car is manual transmission, chock the wheels well, remove the emergency brake, and put the car into gear - the higher the gear, the more play the car has.(8) One sees the wood chocks pulled away, the biplane taxiing on grass out into the middle distance.(9) Investigation later revealed that the wrong type of chocks were used to chock a number of aircraft that could have started rolling at any given time due to the high winds on that date.(10) One of the mechanics pulled the chocks while another yanked the boarding ramp from the access door that the captain had jerked shut and secured.(11) Airman Niedermayer stood next to the Crew Chief, as the rest of the Air Force team chocked the aircraft.(12) I signaled the plane captain to remove chocks and landing gear pins, looked down to the checklist, looked up again, and saw a thumbs up.(13) Since there is no backup system to the parking brake, the only sure way to prevent a 100,000-pound aircraft from rolling out of control is to bring your own chocks , especially when you are going to a foreign field.(14) Trad climbers use friends, chocks , stoppers and other passive and active gear instead.(15) With the deck-status light flashing green, I signaled the LSE to remove chocks and chains.(16) The noise sounded like the familiar slamming of a crew door after the chocks are pulled, before shore-based taxiing.
(1) chock-full :: propvol
1. wedge ::
2. chock-a-block ::
Different Formschock, chocked, chocking, chocks
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