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embolism

noun

1 embolism

An insertion into a calendar.

synonym: intercalation.

Roget 706: prevention, preclusion, obstruction, stoppage; embolus, embolism [Med.]; infarct [Med.]; interruption, interception, interclusion; hindrance, impedition; retardment, ... show more

Roget 228: interposition, interjacence, intercurrence, intervenience, interlocation, interdigitation, interjection, interpolation, interlineation, interspersion, intercalation.    [interposition at a fine-grained level] interpenetration; permeation; ... show more

Dutch: tussenvoeging
Polish: insercja, interkalacja



2 embolism

Occlusion of a blood vessel by an embolus (a loose clot or air bubble or other particle).

Dutch: embolie


Moby thesaurus: bar, barrier, blank wall, blind alley, blind gut, block, blockade, blockage, bottleneck, cecum, choking, choking off, clog, congestion, constipation, costiveness, cul-de-sac, dead end, embolus, gorge ... show more.

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