Definition of block. Meaning of block. Synonyms of block
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Definition of block
BlockBlock Block, n.
1. In Australia, one of the large lots into which public
land, when opened to settlers, is divided by the
(a) The position of a player or bat when guarding the
(b) A block hole.
(c) The popping crease. [R.]
Back blocks, Australian pastoral country which is remote
from the seacoast or from a river. BlockBlock 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.
Meaning of block from wikipedia
to: administrative subdivisions
: a city block
, the smallest
area that is surrounded
by streets. block
- a city block, urban block
or simply block
is a central element
of urban planning
and urban design
. a city block
is the smallest
- in basketball
, a block
(short for blocked
shot), not to be confused
when a defensive player legally deflects
- the community development block
(c.d.block सामुदायिक विकास खंड. is a rural
- a tower
block, high-rise, residential towers apartment
block, or block
of flats, is a tall building
that a block
was a success
when the attacker
is roofed, a block
that consistently forces
away from his or
- in cryptography
, a block cipher
is a deterministic algorithm operating
on fixed-length groups
of bit s, called
blocks, with an unvarying
- a cylinder block
is an integrated structure comprising
the cylinder(s) of a reciprocating engine
some or all of their
- a brick
is a block
or a single
unit of a ceramic material
used in masonry
construction. typically bricks
are stacked together
or laid as
- in some instances, tehsils
'blocks' (panchayat union blocks
they may on occasion share
the same area with a