Synonyms Of chocks


Definition Of chocks


a fitting with a gap at the top, through which a rope or line is run.

Where your lines go through chocks , they will need chafing gear.

a wedge or block placed against a wheel or rounded object, to prevent it from moving.

The chocks under the wheels of the Juggernaut of state control have been well and truly blown away this week.

prevent the forward movement of (a wheel or vehicle) with a chock.

If the car is manual transmission, chock the wheels well, remove the emergency brake, and put the car into gear - the higher the gear, the more play the car has.

Example Of chocks

  • Airman Niedermayer stood next to the Crew Chief, as the rest of the Air Force team chocked the aircraft.

  • Basil had already started the engine, and when the airman removed the chocks , James throttled up and taxied out onto the runway, if it could still be called that.

  • But although she was up on chocks , her waterline didn't come any higher than my shoulder.

  • Finally, some Chief came over, pulled the chocks and had my plane moved to the aft elevator.

  • For having to do some of the worst jobs on the flight deck - cleaning, chocking and chaining - they keep in really good spirits.

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