A breakwater and sea-wall prevent the blocking of the harbour entrance and encroachments of the sea; and there is another breakwater at Landguard Point on the opposite (Suffolk) shore of the estuary.
"He's blocking it out," Cynthia said.
To return to the blocking ships.
Two forms stepped between them and the portal, blocking it.
I got a nice strong feeling they're blocking me out of the picture.
A large form stepped in front of them suddenly, blocking her.
The warriors with her closed around her, blocking some of the crowd from sight.
Where the rail-gauge is narrow and great weight is not desired, blocking girders are provided across the under side of the truck; these are arranged so that, by means of wedges or screws, they can be made to increase the base.
"No," Pierre said, blocking the library as she approached.
Two forms stepped between them and the portal, blocking it.
The curtain blocking him from his memories was less defined, like ice beginning to thaw.
Sounds of pursuit came from a few floors down, blocking her escape.
She clung to the metal railing as if her life depended on it, stumbling toward him, blocking his progress.
A light wind whispered across the grass and a cloud drifted over, blocking the sun from her face.
I wonder if there is debris blocking it in the back pasture.
Jenn rolled away, blocking the standing guardsman's shot of her.
It rippled with lightening and spread fast, soon blocking the moon before it rolled outward in every direction.
The plaits are sewed partly by hand and in a special sewing-machine, and the hats or bonnets are finished by stiffening with gelatin size and blocking into shape with the aid of heat and powerful pressure, according to the dictates of fashion.
When the growth is at the cardiac end of the stomach, blocking the gullet and causing slow starvation, the abdomen may advisedly be opened, and, the stomach having been fixed to the surface-wound, a permanent opening may be arranged for the introduction of an adequate amount of food.
The terminal branches of the arteries supplying these organs are usually described as not anastomosing but many, if not all, of Cohnheim's end-arteries have minute collateral channels; which, however, are usually insufficient to completely compensate for the blocking that may occur in these arteries, therefore, when one of them is obstructed, the area irrigated by it dies from malnutrition.
1), which consists of a flat blade set transversely in a long wooden handle; the Dutch or thrusthoe (2), which has the blade set into the handle after the fashion of a spade; and the swan-neck hoe (3), the best manual hoe for agricultural purposes, which has a long curved neck to attach the blade to the handle; the soil falls back over this, blocking is thus avoided and a longer stroke obtained.
High in the middle, blocking the only access to the summit of the spur, on the N.E.
Death is due either to weakness and emaciation (in chronic cases), or to blocking of the cerebral capillaries by the parasites (where these are abundant), or to disorganization of the nervous system (paraplegic and sleepingsickness cases).
Inasmuch as the stone is blocking the duct, the bile is unable to flow into the intestine; so, being absorbed by the blood-vessels, it gives rise to jaundice.
Nor is the effect of these chromates confined to the blocking out simply of one end of the spectrum, as in the visible part, but two distinct absorption bands are seen, which seem unchanged in position if one of the above-mentioned chromates is replaced by another.
The" Vindictive,"supported by two auxiliary vessels" Iris II."and" Daffodil,"was to assault the mole on its outer and western side and by creating an impression that this was the main operation, divert the enemy's fire from the blocking ships.
Billyard-Leake) were to act as blocking ships.
There the blocking ships were to be the old cruisers "Brilliant" (Comm.
The blocking ships were stripped of all fittings and filled with rubble and concrete.
The blocking ships "Brilliant" (Comm.
The greatest losses were in the Channel where the Flanders flotilla worked, and the blow they would have received by the blocking of Zeebrugge and Ostend was well worth the risk.
The blocking of Zeebrugge and Ostend offered a good prospect of success and was within a reasonable distance of it.
This canal was badly constructed, and by entirely blocking the drainage of the valley did a great deal of harm to the lands.
The earth-stopper "stops out" and "puts to" - the first expression signifying blocking, during the night, earths and drains to which foxes resort, the second performing the same duties in the morning so as to prevent the fox from getting to ground when he has been found.
This action, finally blocking the Boer road to the sea, taken by a Liberal government, was clear indication that Great Britain was determined to maintain her supremacy in South Africa.
Traverses a vast marshy level during which its course is liable to blocking by floating vegetation.
The coastal plain is filled with lakes (lagoas), in some cases formed by the blocking up of river outlets by beach sands..
Wollaston, by blocking off one of the streams with a screen, sufficient lateral separation being obtained by combining two equal crystalline prisms cut differently with respect to the optic axis - an arrangement that achromatizes more or less completely the pencil that is allowed to pass.
Pierre had come just at dinnertime and was sitting awkwardly in the middle of the drawing room on the first chair he had come across, blocking the way for everyone.
"But, my dear princess," answered Anna Mikhaylovna blandly but impressively, blocking the way to the bedroom and preventing the other from passing, "won't this be too much for poor Uncle at a moment when he needs repose?
"The commander-in-chief is engaged," said Kozlovski, going hurriedly up to the unknown general and blocking his way to the door.
But the convoyman took no notice of the word "general" and shouted at the soldiers who were blocking his way.
Without greeting the officers, he scratched himself and asked to be allowed to pass as they were blocking the way.
Soldiers were passing in a constant stream along the street blocking it completely, so that Alpatych could not pass out and had to wait.
The whole army--French, Italian, German, Polish, and Dutch--hungry, ragged, and weary of the campaign, felt at the sight of an army blocking their road to Moscow that the wine was drawn and must be drunk.
At the beginning of the battle they stood blocking the way to Moscow and they still did so at the end of the battle as at the beginning.
At daybreak, however, those nearing the town at the Dorogomilov bridge saw ahead of them masses of soldiers crowding and hurrying across the bridge, ascending on the opposite side and blocking the streets and alleys, while endless masses of troops were bearing down on them from behind, and an unreasoning hurry and alarm overcame them.
"I shouldn't have to tell you to tell me everything," Jule said, blocking her path with his arm.
I sense something, but magic is blocking it.
The lake really lies on the watershed between the two, and is probably a glacial relic.
They say the cavalry are blocking the way, said an officer.
Can I never...? and, blocking her path, he brought his face close to hers.
Long), otherwise known as Alexander's wall, blocking the narrow pass of the Iron Gate or Caspian Gates (Portae Albanae or Portae Caspiae).