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Definition of Block

Block
Block Block, n. 1. In Australia, one of the large lots into which public land, when opened to settlers, is divided by the government surveyors. 2. (Cricket) (a) The position of a player or bat when guarding the wicket. (b) A block hole. (c) The popping crease. [R.] Back blocks, Australian pastoral country which is remote from the seacoast or from a river.
Block
Block Block, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Blocked; p. pr. & vb. n. Blocking.] [Cf. F. bloquer, fr. bloc block. See Block, n.] 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

- Block may refer to: Block, Illinois, an unincorporated community Block, Kansas, an unincorporated community Block, Tennessee, an unincorporated community...
- The Block may refer to: Australia The Block (Sydney), well-known street block in Redfern, in Sydney. United States The Outlets at Orange, formerly known...
- Block to Block is the debut album of the band De Press. It was released in 1981 and was produced by John Leckie. "Kalhoz" – 2:45 "Block to Block" – 2:21...
- Blockly is a client-side library for the programming language JavaScript for creating block-based visual programming languages (VPLs) and editors. It...
- The LS based small-block engine is the primary V8 used in General Motors' line of rear-wheel-drive cars and trucks. Introduced in January 1995, it is...
- used by Charles Janet. Each block is named after its characteristic orbital: s-block; p-block; d-block; and f-block. The block names (s, p, d and f) are...
- A block is an administrative division of some South Asian countries. In Bhutan, a block is called a gewog. It is essentially for oil a group of villages...
- blockchain, originally block chain, is a growing list of records, called blocks, that are linked using cryptography. Each block contains a cryptographic...
- Heart block (HB) is a disorder in the heart's rhythm due to a fault in the natural pacemaker. This is caused by an obstruction – a block – in the electrical...
- up into blocks by faults. Blocks are characterized by relatively uniform lithology. The largest of these fault blocks are called crustal blocks. Large...
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