what is difference between blockage and obstruction
block + -age
blockage (countable and uncountable, plural blockages)
- The state of being blocked.
- A thing that is blocking; an obstruction.
From Latin obstructio (“hindrance”), from obstruo (“build against, block, stop”).
- (UK) IPA(key): /əbˈstɹʌk.ʃən/
obstruction (countable and uncountable, plural obstructions)
- The act of obstructing, or state of being obstructed.
- Something which obstructs or impedes, either intentionally or unintentionally
- Synonyms: obstacle, impediment, hindrance
- The condition of having the natural powers obstructed in their usual course; the arrest of the vital functions; death.
- See also Thesaurus:hindrance
From Latin obstrūctiō.
- IPA(key): /ɔp.stʁyk.sjɔ̃/
obstruction f (plural obstructions)
- block (something that prevents passing)
- “obstruction” in Trésor de la langue française informatisé (The Digitized Treasury of the French Language).
obstruction (plural obstructiones)