Meaning of “chock” in the English Dictionary

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chocknoun [ C ]

uk /tʃɒk/ us /tʃɑːk/

Examples from literature

  • A few moments to get her running smoothly, a rapid test to see that she was 'giving her revs.' and the chocks, were waved away from the wheels. 
  • An eight-foot tender rested on chocks atop the main cabin. 
  • I saw the skipper watching it as the deck-hands put chocks under it and made it fast against the rolling of the ship. 

(Definition of “chock” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)