Seal off (a place) to prevent goods or people from entering or leaving
An act of sealing off a place to prevent goods or people from entering or leaving
the army has imposed an economic blockade
Anything that prevents access or progress
the police pulled down blockades on the highway
An obstruction of a physiological or mental function, esp. of a biochemical receptor
a war measure that isolates some area of importance to the enemy
obstruct: hinder or prevent the progress or accomplishment of; "His brother blocked him at every turn"
barricade: render unsuitable for passage; "block the way"; "barricade the streets"; "stop the busy road"
prevents access or progress
obstruct access to
impose a blockade on
A blockade is an effort to cut off food, supplies, war material or communications from a particular area by force, either in part or totally. ...
Blockade is a maze arcade game released by Gremlin in 1976. Each player moves their character around leaving a solid line behind them, turning at 90 degree angles. To win you must last longer than your opponent before hitting something. First person to hit something loses. ...
Blockade is a "the Beat the Barrier" board game for two players, invented by Mirko Marchesi and published by Lakeside in 1975. The newer strategy game Quoridor shares many of the same characteristics as Blockade.
This page explains commonly used terms in chess in alphabetical order. Some of these have their own pages, like fork and pin. ...
Blockade is a 1998 novel written by Derek Hansen about logging in Australia.
Blockade is a solitaire card game which uses two decks of 52 playing cards each. Akin to solitaire games like Klondike and Gargantua, the object of the game is play the cards into the eight foundations.
The physical blocking or surrounding of a place, especially a port, in order to prevent commerce and traffic in or out; By extension, any form of formal isolation of something, especially with the force of law or arms; The ships or other forces used to effect a naval blockade; Preventing an ...
A series of blocks arranged to prevent escape of the opponent's runners. The ideal blockade is a prime.
Usually pertains to the denial of supplies and communication by the naval forces of one belligerent against the ports of an opposing power. Occasionally used to describe cutting of land access to an enemy city. See paper blockade.
The effort by the North to keep ships from entering or leaving Southern ports.
The isolation of an area, such as a city, caused by the deployment of military troops that prevent people, transport, and goods from entering or exiting the city.
A militarily enforced interference with a country's trade, usually by naval forces preventing access to its ports.
To block or prevent the import or export of supplies from a port.
A piece that is not frozen, and yet still unable to move is blockaded. This occurs when it is surrounded by pieces that it cannot push out of the way. See also Frame.
To build several consecutive points in a row in an effort to form an impassable wall thus preventing your opponent’s checkers from escaping.
To form a line of ships in order to close a port.
Conceptualized and popularized by Aron Nimzovich (1886-1935), it refers to the tying down (immobilization) of an enemy pawn by placing a piece (in particular a Knight) directly in front of it.
An interdiction of international shipments to or from a particular port or country by the military forces of another country .Any nation seeking to impose a blockade must proclaim its intention to do so in order for the action to be valid under international law. ...
When an advancing, enemy Pawn is suddenly stopped in its tracks - preferably by a Knight - it has been prevented from going any further.