A half-mask is more practical, as you can eat, drink and kiss without encumbrance.
A lien is an encumbrance put on a property to secure the payment of a debt.
To decrease these numbers, parents can educate kids on the encumbrance of teen pregnancy, helping to convince them to wait for parenthood by having open discussions about sex and the consequences.
This is the image that Hermes bags present, and it is an image that many young women would kill to attain without the encumbrance of an au pair and charm school.
A saucepan is required to have a certain diameter and a certain depth in order that it may hold a certain bulk of liquid: its weight is merely an encumbrance.
The general condition of the Italian railways has also affected it, and the increased traffic has not always found the necessary facilities in the way of a proper amount of trucks to receive the goods discharged, leading to considerable encumbrance of the port and consequent diversion of a certain amount of trade elsewhere, and besides this to serious temporary deficiencies in the coal supply of northern Italy.