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knocked, past tense; knocks, 3rd person singular present; knocked, past participle; knocking, present participle;
  1. Strike a surface noisily to attract attention, esp. when waiting to be let in through a door
    • - I knocked on the kitchen door
  2. Strike or thump together or against something
    • - my knees were knocking and my lips quivering
  3. (of a motor or other engine) Make a regular thumping or rattling noise because of improper ignition

  4. Collide with (someone or something), giving them a hard blow
    • - he deliberately ran into her, knocking her shoulder
    • - he knocked into an elderly man
  5. Force to move or fall with a deliberate or accidental blow or collision
    • - he'd knocked over a glass of water
  6. Injure or damage by striking
    • - she knocked her knee painfully on the table
    • - you have had a setback that has knocked your self-esteem
  7. Make (a hole or a dent) in something by striking it forcefully
    • - he suggests we knock a hole through the wall into the broom closet
  8. Demolish the barriers between (rooms or buildings)
    • - two of the downstairs rooms had been knocked into one
  9. Talk disparagingly about; criticize

  1. A sudden short sound caused by a blow, esp. on a door to attract attention or gain entry

  2. A continual thumping or rattling sound made by an engine because of improper ignition

  3. A blow or collision
    • - the casing is tough enough to withstand knocks
  4. An injury caused by a blow or collision

  5. A discouraging experience; a setback
    • - the region's industries have taken a severe knock
  6. A critical comment

  1. the sound of knocking (as on a door or in an engine or bearing); "the knocking grew louder"
  2. deliver a sharp blow or push :"He knocked the glass clear across the room"
  3. negative criticism
  4. rap with the knuckles; "knock on the door"
  5. a vigorous blow; "the sudden knock floored him"; "he took a bash right in his face"; "he got a bang on the head"
  6. bump: knock against with force or violence; "My car bumped into the tree"
  7. Knock Shrine (Irish: Scrín Chnoc Mhuire) is a major Roman Catholic pilgrimage site in the village of Knock, County Mayo, Ireland where it is claimed there was an apparition of the Blessed Virgin Mary, St Joseph, St John the Evangelist and Jesus Christ (as the Lamb of God) in 1879.
  8. Jules Romains, born Louis Henri Jean Farigoule (August 26, 1885 - August 14, 1972), was a French poet and writer and the founder of the Unanimism literary movement. ...
  9. "Knock", written by Fredric Brown, is a science fiction short story that starts with a description of "a sweet little horror story that is only two sentences long." It then goes on to elaborate on those two sentences and build a more complete story around them.
  10. The Knock was a primetime UK drama series, created by Anita Bronson and broadcast on ITV from 1994 to 2000, which portrayed the activities of customs officers from Her Majesty's Customs and Excise.
  11. Psyence Fiction is the debut album by the group Unkle, released in 1998 for Mo'Wax.
  12. (Knocking (film)) Knocking is a 2006 documentary film directed by Joel Engardio and Tom Shepard that focuses on the civil liberties fought for by Jehovah's Witnesses. ...
  13. An abrupt rapping sound, as from an impact of a hard object against wood; An impact; a batsman's innings; A type of abnormal combustion occurring in spark ignition engines caused by self-ignition or the characteristic knocking sound associated with it; To rap one's knuckles against something, ...
  14. (Knocked) Down – Not assembled parts for a window or doorframe pre-manufactured for assembly at a later date on the job site.
  15. (Knocking) A metallic rattling sound in an engine caused by a mismatch between the fuel characteristics and the engine's design, particularly its compression ratio, resulting in pre-ignition (also known as 'pinking').
  16. (Knocking) A noise caused by gasoline in the cylinders burning too quickly. Also known as detonation.
  17. (Knocking) Also called “pinging” - banging noise in the engine, caused by improper combustion.
  18. (Knocking) An engine problem that occurs when spontaneous ignition of the compressed fuel-air mixture occurs prior to ignition by the spark plug. ...
  19. (Knocking) Ending a round when the deadwood points add up to less than the maximum deadwood allowed.
  20. (Knocking) Premature or incorrect ignition of the air-fuel mixture in a petrol engine which causes shock waves and can be heard as a "knock". It can cause major engine damage.
  21. (Knocking) This is when a player has the option to pass the action to the next player without having to place any money in the pot.  Every now and then, everyone still in the round will knock, and the next card is dealt without any more money being put in the pot.
  22. (Knocking) double-touch to the key support and key resistance levels.
  23. To hear knocking in your dreams, denotes that tidings of a grave nature will soon be received by you. If you are awakened by the knocking, the news will affect you the more seriously.
  24. To here knocking suggest that something is trying to reach you. Perhaps an aspect of yourself you didnt know existed. A new oppurtunity may be behind the next door.
  25. (Knocks) We cannot be held responsible for accidental damage or fragile items poorly wrapped.