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balk

synonym (synonym of balk)

hypernym (balk IS A KIND OF .... relation)

  • an illegal pitching motion while runners are on base (noun.act)
    (baseball) the act of throwing a baseball by a pitcher to a batter (noun.act)
     
  • one of several parallel sloping beams that support a roof (noun.artifact)
    long thick piece of wood or metal or concrete, etc., used in construction (noun.artifact)
     
  • refuse to comply (verb.social)
    refuse to go along with; refuse to follow; be disobedient (verb.social)
     
  • something immaterial that interferes with or delays action or progress (noun.cognition)
    a factor causing trouble in achieving a positive result or tending to produce a negative result (noun.cognition)
     
  • the area on a billiard table behind the balkline (noun.location)
    the extent of a 2-dimensional surface enclosed within a boundary (noun.attribute)
     

hyponym (.... IS A KIND OF balk relation)

  • something immaterial that interferes with or delays action or progress (noun.cognition)
    (figurative) something that hinders or handicaps (noun.cognition)
     
  • (noun.cognition)
    something that hinders as if with bonds (noun.cognition)
     
  • (noun.cognition)
    (canon law) an impediment that invalidates a marriage (such as the existence of a prior marriage) (noun.cognition)
     
  • (noun.cognition)
    something that slows or delays progress (noun.cognition)
     
  • (noun.cognition)
    something immaterial that stands in the way and must be circumvented or surmounted (noun.cognition)
     
  • (noun.cognition)
    anything immaterial that severely hinders or confines (noun.cognition)
     

part meronym (HAS PART relation)

  • the area on a billiard table behind the balkline (noun.location)
    game equipment consisting of a heavy table on which pool is played (noun.artifact)
     

derivation (.... is derived from balk)

synonym hypernym hyponym part meronym derivation baulk check deterrent rafter jib resist delivery pitch beam difficulty area expanse albatross millstone bind diriment impediment drag obstacle billiard table pool table snooker table balking balky rafter deter hamper handicap

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