Blocking vs Parry - What's the difference?
As a verb blocking
As a noun blocking
is the act by which something is blocked; an obstruction.
As a proper noun parry is
The act by which something is blocked; an obstruction.
* Oliver Sacks, Awakenings
(theater) The precise movement and positioning of actors on a stage in order to facilitate the performance of a play, ballet, film or opera (originally planned using miniature blocks).
Blocks used to support (a building, etc.) temporarily.
- Miss H.'s voice was clear and intelligible, although it alternated between vocal blockings and extreme vocal hurry, every clause being jetted out suddenly, and rapidly decaying into aphonia.
* (l) (obsolete)
A defensive or deflective action; an act of parrying.
(fencing) A simple defensive action designed to deflect an attack, performed with the forte of the blade.
* beat parry
* opposition parry
* yielding parry
To avoid, deflect, or ward off (an attack, a blow, an argument, etc.).
, date=September 28
, author=Tom Rostance
, title=Arsenal 2 - 1 Olympiakos
, work=BBC Sport
, passage=Wojciech Szczesny was then called into action twice in a minute to parry fierce drives from Djebbour and Torossidis as Arsenal's back four looked all at sea.}}