blocked


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blocked

As used in radio transmission, it means that a radio transmission has been distorted or interrupted because of multiple simultaneous radio transmissions.
References in classic literature ?
This canal answered all commercial purposes to the age of Antonius, when it was abandoned and blocked up with sand.
The road passed through the town, where men seemed to be beating brass and crying "Water," where the passage was blocked by mules and cleared by whips and curses, where the women walked barefoot, their heads balancing baskets, and cripples hastily displayed mutilated members; it issued among steep green fields, not so green but that the earth showed through.
Someone, at some time in the past, had had it blocked for an unknown purpose of his own.
Ponta lashed out, right and left, savagely as ever, and though Joe blocked the blows, such was the force of them that he was knocked backward several steps.
The automobiles on which they were mounted blocked the street, compelling the soldiers to find positions in, between, and on the sidewalks.