chock chock  /ˈtʃɑk/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) a block of wood used to prevent the sliding or rolling of a heavy object
  2. (v) secure with chocks
  3. (v) support on chocks
  4. (adv) as completely as possible

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. And I found them: my apartment was chock-full of delicious, invisible data, ripe for the plucking.
  2. The new model is chock-full of exquisite details, from its soft leather seats to the wood-veneer finish of its Art Decoinspired dashboard.

News

  1. This Chart Shows the Digital Divide Is Still a Real Problem

    The White House released a new broadband report Friday that's chock full of interesting information about the state of American broadband. A key chart, however, comes on page nine and shows the digital divide is still very, very real: Approximately 91% of Americans as a whole have "access to wired broadband speeds of at least 10mbps downstream," the report found. But this chart shows a very ...
    on June 15, 2013     Source: Mashable

  2. Looking Forward & Backward—For An Entire City Block

    When Don Wunderlee moved his studio from Westville to Erector Square, he had to cram into a reduced 400 square feet of space and hang his paintings-in-progress chock-a-block and atop each other. That constriction gave him some new visual ideas that he now has plenty of room to show off. They’re hanging in a unique new gallery space in town that is literally a city block long.
    on June 14, 2013     Source: New Haven Independent

  3. At The Movies, The Women Are Gone

    With theaters — particularly larger theaters — chock full of men's stories, where did the women go?
    on June 14, 2013     Source: NPR

Quotes

  1. "He is the biggest star here, even though it's chock-full of celebrities," Lopez said in Washington this week, people.com reported. "The night he won the election, you could feel it in the air. I was ...... watching him with tears in my eyes,...
    on Jan 21, 2009 By: Jennifer Lopez Source: Edmonton Sun

  2. "This 10 point plan is directed at parents and the 10 point plan contains very simple suggestions," Mr Howard said. "They are easy to follow, they are chock full of commonsense, and if those rules are followed by all parents, then obesity...
    on Sep 21, 2007 By: John Howard Source: Melbourne Herald Sun

  3. "Unfortunately, the trillion-dollar spending plan authored by congressional Democrats is chock full of government programs and projects, most of which won't provide immediate relief," Boehner said today in his party's first weekly radio and...
    on Jan 24, 2009 By: John Boehner Source: Bloomberg

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