Definition of Blocking. Meaning of Blocking. Synonyms of Blocking
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Definition of Blocking
BlockingBlock Block, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Blocked; p. pr. & vb. n.
Blocking.] [Cf. F. bloquer, fr. bloc block. See Block,
1. To obstruct so as to prevent passage or progress; to
prevent passage from, through, or into, by obstructing the
way; -- used both of persons and things; -- often followed
by up; as, to block up a road or harbor.
With moles . . . would block the port. --Rowe.
A city . . . besieged and blocked about. --Milton.
2. To secure or support by means of blocks; to secure, as two
boards at their angles of intersection, by pieces of wood
glued to each.
3. To shape on, or stamp with, a block; as, to block a hat.
To block out, to begin to reduce to shape; to mark out
roughly; to lay out; as, to block out a plan.
Blocking Block"ing, n.
1. The act of obstructing, supporting, shaping, or stamping
with a block or blocks.
2. Blocks used to support (a building, etc.) temporarily.
Meaning of Blocking from wikipedia
to: non-blocking (disambiguation), for computers running multiple programs
at once, it is important
for no single
is a theatre
term that refers
to the precise
of a scene
on a miniature stage using blocks
each of the
- in american football
is a legal
when one player obstructs another
player's path with his body. purpose
- including spiking
(because these plays
are made above
if the setter
does this well, the opponent's middle blocker
- in basketball
, a block
(short for blocked
shot), not to be confused
when a defensive player legally deflects
to miss a punch disrupts
his balance, permits forward movement
past the opponent's extended
- roller derby athletes
to knock their opponents
out of bounds
or impede their movements
- but blocks
or dampens agonist
, antagonists competitive
that also block
- in martial
arts , blocking
is the act of stopping
an opponent's attack
for the purpose
of preventing injurious contact
- the cuban blockade
is an example
of maintaining willpower
the risk of starting