v.keep off; ward off; withstand
The shelterbelt kept the sand in check.
A big river blocks the way.
Such a thin padded coat cannot ward off the cold mountain wind.
v.shelter from; block
The highest mountains can't shut out the sun.
A cloud drifted by and covered the moon.
Never be blinded by private interests.
n.abbrgear (of a car); abbreviation for
n.fender; blind; (refer to )