Blocks - Crossword Clue

Below are possible answers for the crossword clue Blocks.

AREAS
BARS
DAMS
DETERS
OBSTRUCTS
OCCLUDES
STEMS
STYMIES
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AREAS
  1. a part of a structure having some specific characteristic or function; "the spacious cooking area provided plenty of room for servants"
  2. the extent of a 2-dimensional surface enclosed within a boundary; "the area of a rectangle"; "it was about 500 square feet in area"
  3. a part of an animal that has a special function or is supplied by a given artery or nerve; "in the abdominal region"
  4. a subject of study; "it was his area of specialization"; "areas of interest include..."
  5. a particular geographical region of indefinite boundary (usually serving some special purpose or distinguished by its people or culture or geography)
BARS
  1. a block of solid substance (such as soap or wax); "a bar of chocolate"
  2. a narrow marking of a different color or texture from the background; "a green toad with small black stripes or bars"; "may the Stars and Stripes forever wave"
  3. expel, as if by official decree; "he was banished from his own country"
  4. musical notation for a repeating pattern of musical beats; "the orchestra omitted the last twelve bars of the song"
  5. the body of individuals qualified to practice law in a particular jurisdiction; "he was admitted to the bar in New Jersey"
  6. gymnastic apparatus consisting of two parallel wooden rods supported on uprights
  7. a submerged (or partly submerged) ridge in a river or along a shore; "the boat ran aground on a submerged bar in the river"
  8. (meteorology) a unit of pressure equal to a million dynes per square centimeter; "unfortunately some writers have used bar for one dyne per square centimeter"
  9. the a
DAMS
  1. obstruct with, or as if with, a dam; "dam the gorges of the Yangtse River"
  2. female parent of an animal especially domestic livestock
  3. a barrier constructed to contain the flow of water or to keep out the sea
  4. a metric unit of length equal to ten meters
DETERS
  1. turn away from by persuasion; "Negative campaigning will only dissuade people"
  2. try to prevent; show opposition to; "We should discourage this practice among our youth"
OBSTRUCTS
  1. block passage through; "obstruct the path"
  2. shut out from view or get in the way so as to hide from sight; "The thick curtain blocked the action on the stage"; "The trees obstruct my view of the mountains"
  3. hinder or prevent the progress or accomplishment of; "His brother blocked him at every turn"
OCCLUDES
  1. block passage through; "obstruct the path"
  2. Close together, of teeth
  3. To close, shut or stop up
STEMS
  1. a turn made in skiing; the back of one ski is forced outward and the other ski is brought parallel to it
  2. front part of a vessel or aircraft; "he pointed the bow of the boat toward the finish line"
  3. cylinder forming a long narrow part of something
  4. the tube of a tobacco pipe
  5. remove the stem from; "for automatic natural language processing, the words must be stemmed"
  6. (linguistics) the form of a word after all affixes are removed; "thematic vowels are part of the stem"
  7. stop the flow of a liquid; "staunch the blood flow"; "stem the tide"
  8. a slender or elongated structure that supports a plant or fungus or a plant part or plant organ
  9. grow out of, have roots in, originate in; "The increase in the national debt stems from the last war"
  10. cause to point inward; "stem your skis"
STYMIES
  1. hinder or prevent the progress or accomplishment of; "His brother blocked him at every turn"
  2. a thwarting and distressing situation
  3. a situation in golf where an opponent's ball blocks the line between your ball and the hole
Clue Database Last Updated: 17/08/2018 9:00am

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