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Noun
  1. A substantial, often approximately cuboid, piece of any substance.
  2. A chopping block; cuboid base for cutting or beheading.
  3. A group of urban lots of property, several acres in extent, not crossed by public streets.
  4. A residential building consisting of flats.
  5. The distance from one street to another in a city that is built (approximately) to a grid pattern.
  6. Interference or obstruction of cognitive processes.
  7. (slang) The human head.
  8. A wig block: a simplified head model upon which wigs are worn.
  9. A mould on which hats, bonnets, etc., are shaped.
  10. A set of sheets (of paper) joined together at one end.
  11. (computing) A logical data storage unit containing one or more physical sectors (see cluster).
  12. (programming) A region of code in a program that acts as a single unit, such as a function or loop.
  13. (cryptography) A fixed-length group of bits making up part of a message.
  14. (rigging) A case with one or more sheaves/pulleys, used with ropes to increase or redirect force, for example, as part of the rigging of a sailing ship.
  15. (chemistry) A portion of a macromolecule, comprising many units, that has at least one feature not present in adjacent portions.
  16. Something that prevents something from passing (see blockage).
  17. (sports) An action to interfere with the movement of an opposing player or of the object of play (ball, puck).
  18. (cricket) A shot played by holding the bat vertically in the path of the ball, so that it loses momentum and drops to the ground.
  19. (volleyball) A defensive play by one or more players meant to deflect a spiked ball back to the hitter’s court.
  20. (philately) A joined group of four (or in some cases nine) postage stamps, forming a roughly square shape.
  21. A section of split logs used as fuel.
  22. (Britain) Solitary confinement.
  23. A cellblock.
  24. (falconry) The perch on which a bird of prey is kept.
  25. (printing, dated) A piece of hard wood on which a stereotype or electrotype plate is mounted.
  26. (obsolete) A blockhead; a stupid fellow; a dolt.
  27. A section of a railroad where the block system is used.
  28. (cricket) The position of a player or bat when guarding the wicket.
  29. (cricket) A blockhole.
  30. (cricket) The popping crease.
  31. Misspelling of bloc.
Verb
  1. (transitive) To fill (something) so that it is not possible to pass.
  2. (transitive) To prevent (something or someone) from passing.
  3. (transitive) To prevent (something from happening or someone from doing something).
  4. (transitive, sports) To impede an opponent.
  5. (transitive, theater) To specify the positions and movements of the actors.
  6. (transitive, cricket) To hit with a block.
  7. (intransitive, cricket) To play a block shot.
  8. (transitive) To disable communication via telephone, instant messaging, etc., with an undesirable someone.
  9. (computing) To wait.
  10. (transitive) To stretch or mould (a knitted item, a hat, etc.) into the desired shape.
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