Translation of blockage in Spanish:

blockage

obstrucción, n.

Pronunciation /ˈblɑkɪdʒ//ˈblɒkɪdʒ/

noun

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    (in pipe, drain, road) obstrucción feminine
    Medicine oclusión feminine
    she has a blockage in the bowel tiene una oclusión intestinal
    • The repairs to the houses were for plumbing, leaks, pipe bursts, blockages, electricity and damaged water taps.
    • Surgeons scrape out deposits from inside the arteries, clearing the blockage and improving blood flow.
    • Never attempt to clear blockages until power has been disconnected and watch your hands.
    • The picture which emerges is that there was no formal procedure for dealing with blockages, practices varied.
    • For really bad blockages you may have to repeat this procedure a number of times before the drain is completely clear.
    • The special coating helps improve the blood flow and prevents blockages or blood clots, which can lead to potentially dangerous infections.
    • He was not given an angiogram, which would have given doctors an accurate picture of blockages in his coronary arteries.
    • It is easiest to check for leaks and blockages when it is raining.
    • All the tenants are hoping that once the drain is drilled through and cleared of its blockage, the flooding will not happen again.
    • As a result, the fatty substance stored itself in her cells, creating blockages around her body.
    • This had been washed down by the heavy flow and added to the blockage.
    • Leaves accumulating in gutters can lead to blockages and allow water to seep into roofs.
    • We also get an additional 3,000 reports of blockages via the Council's hotline.
    • Angie believes that emotional blockages can manifest into physical problems.
    • With a heart attack, a blockage causes the flow of blood into the heart to stop.
    • That can be worse if there are blockages where the maintenance has not been as good as it should be.
    • She will need a further procedure, known as an angioplasty, to clear the blockages.
    • If any water accumulated on the streets, it may be attributed to blockages of the water passage.
    • Law enforcement personnel can use the same information, relayed to them by traffic managers, to clear roadway blockages.
    • Negative emotions produce blockages in the energy flow, which results in illness.