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Noun
Plural for a large solid piece of hard material, especially rock, stone, or wood, typically with flat surfaces on each side
“Alex indicated a small, wooden block embedded in the stone floor.”
Noun
Plural for an obstacle to the normal progress or functioning of something
“It goes to reinforce my jaded view that the media are a block to reasoned public debate, the open society, and education.”
Noun
Plural for a group of people acting together within a larger group
“… a more conservative block within the political party.”
Noun
Plural for a large single building subdivided into separate rooms, flats, or offices
“The library building will be ripped down and replaced with a block of 29 sheltered accommodation flats and a new ground floor library.”
Noun
Plural for a set of sheets of paper glued along one edge, used for drawing or writing on
“I had my notes, a block of standard A4 lined refill paper for my essays and a sketchbook for art.”
Noun
Plural for a large quantity or allocation of things regarded as a unit
“Each block or placement is completed in a different facility.”
Noun
Plural for an association of persons, parties, or states for mutual assistance and protection
“… a block of oil-producing nations.”
Noun
Plural for a logical data storage unit containing one or more physical sectors (see cluster)
Noun
Plural for a region of code in a program that acts as a single unit, such as a function or loop
Noun
Plural for interference or obstruction of cognitive processes
Noun
Plural for the human head
Noun
Verb
To prevent passage through by filling with something
“But when injuries are less obvious or workers seem uncooperative, companies often block every attempt to seek benefits.”
Verb
To close up so that no empty spaces remain
“When the shrimp farm is built it will block the stream.”
Verb
To stop, seize, or interrupt while in progress or on course
“… a thug suddenly stepped out of a doorway and blocked his escape down the alley.”
Verb
“He has such explosive leaping ability he can block anyone's shot.”
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