NOTE: refers to a general (or local) situation or condition
The road construction caused a major blockage of traffic at rush hour.
Doctors detected severe blockage in two of the patient's main arteries.
Those pumps are prone to blockage and must be cleaned often.
WordNet 3.0 Sense Numbers: 1
NOTE: refers to a specific single object in the world.
They discovered that a child's toy was the blockage in the pipe.
Work crews were dispatched to remove blockages in the roads from the storm.
The doctor removed a blockage from the patient's throat.
NOTE: a nominalization
NOTE: implies the action of an agent
Their blockage in the defense zone has been solid throughout the game.
The blockage of this bill in the Senate is almost certain.
Her blockage of that traumatic memory persisted for years.
WordNet 3.0 Sense Numbers: 3
Commentary: Automatically generated NOTA sense (bbn)