Blockade vs Enclosure - What's the difference?
As nouns the difference between blockade and enclosure
is that blockade
is blockade while enclosure
is (countable) something enclosed, ie inserted into a letter or similar package.
The physical blocking or surrounding of a place, especially a port, in order to prevent commerce and traffic in or out.
By extension, any form of formal isolation of something, especially with the force of law or arms.
(nautical) The ships or other forces used to effect a naval blockade.
(chess) Preventing an opponent's pawn moving by placing a piece in front of it
To create a blockade against.
(countable) Something enclosed, i.e. inserted into a letter or similar package.
(uncountable) The act of enclosing, i.e. the insertion or inclusion of an item in a letter or package.
- There was an enclosure with the letter — a photo.
(countable) An area, domain, or amount of something partially or entirely enclosed by barriers.
- ''The enclosure of a photo with your letter is appreciated.
- He faced punishment for creating the fenced enclosure in a public park.
- The glass enclosure holds the mercury vapor.
(uncountable) The act of separating and surrounding an area, domain, or amount of something with a barrier.
- The winning horse was first into the unsaddling enclosure .
- The enclosure of public land is against the law.
- The experiment requires the enclosure of mercury vapor in a glass tube.
(uncountable, British History) The post-feudal process of subdivision of common lands for individual ownership.
- At first, untrained horses resist enclosure .
The area of a convent, monastery, etc where access is restricted to community members.
- Strip-farming disappeared after enclosure .
* For more on the spelling of this word, see (m).