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Synonyms for blocking

the act of obstructing or deflecting someone's movements

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The type of fiber and the stitch pattern used factor into the best method for blocking your work.
Your team already has the blocking schemes and has practiced the speed option and shovel pass; this is easy to install.
* CYBERsitter prevents access to Time as a result of an article in that magazine criticizing CYBERsitter's blocking policies.
In response to widespread concerns about privacy issues surrounding caller ID, telephone companies have developed more specialized call blocking features.
We employ two very simple types of footwork for all ball handling, defense, and blocking: the shuffle step and the crossover step.
For schools to receive certain federal funds and discounts, such as E-rate, the Children's Internet Protection Act requires schools to use blocking software to restrict student access to Web sites that are "harmful to minors." And in 2001, more than 65,000 public schools used some sort of Internet blocking program, according to the National Center for Education Statistics.
Blocking rules: Interior five will "reach." The center has no blocking responsibility; his primary responsibility it to make a good snap.
This blocking scheme will force these two players to stay at home until they have identified the ball-carrier.
The blocking of the tight end, playside guard, and tackle is the same: Block down on the first defender from your inside gap.
The first blocking technique used by our receivers.
The shoulders must be kept square during the slanting process to enable the player to penetrate the gap and not open his shoulders to present a wider blocking surface.
From our 2-back sets, we can maintain our base blocking rules while using the fullback to block the alley player (Diag.
Our two most used blocking schemes are straight zone across the front and gap down and pull the backside guard on the DE.
We approached it with a "simple can be successful" philosophy that enabled our punt return and blocking unit to block five punts and rank first in the conference and 15th in the country.