AskDefine | Define blocking

Dictionary Definition

blocking n : (American football) the act of obstructing someone's path with your body; "he threw a rolling block into the line backer" [syn: block, interference]

User Contributed Dictionary



  1. present participle of block

Extensive Definition

Blocking may refer to:
In telecommunications:
In theatre or film:
  • Blocking (stage), the movement and positioning of actors on the stage (and in film, within the frame)
  • Blocking (improv), in improvisation, an actor who does not accept the dramatic world set up by other actors
Blocking may also refer to:

See also

Blocking (biochemistry) protecting proteins from unspecific binding.
blocking in French: Blocage
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