obstruction

Definitions

General English

Aviation

  • noun the act or process of obstructing
  • noun something which blocks a path or prevents progress

Cricket

  • noun the act of obstructing the field
  • noun the act of obstructing a batsman who is taking a run: intentional obstruction by a fielder constitutes ‘unfair play’ under Law 42 and in such circumstances the umpire calls ‘dead ball’ and allows the batsmen any runs completed or attempted

Law

  • noun something which gets in the way
  • noun an act of obstructing someone

Medical

  • noun something which blocks a passage or a blood vessel

Politics

  • noun an act of preventing some actions from being taken
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