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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 (district subdivision), administrative region in some South Asian countries Block (rural Australia), a small agricultural landholding...
- 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...
- Charles Janet. Each block is named after its characteristic orbital; thus, the blocks are: s-block p-block d-block f-block The block names (s, p, d, f and...
- New Kids on the Block (also initialized as NKOTB) is an American boy band from Boston, M****achusetts. The band currently consists of brothers Jordan and...
- Not to be confused with the Chevrolet small-block engine. The LS based small-block engine is the primary V-8 used in General Motors' line of rear-wheel-drive...
- A blocker is someone or something that blocks. Blocker can also refer to: ad blocker microphone blocker any type of content filter Receptor antagonists...
- Second-degree atrioventricular block (AV block) is a disease of the electrical conduction system of the heart. It is a conduction block between the atria and ventricles...
- blockchain, originally block chain, is a growing list of records, called blocks, which are linked using cryptography. Each block contains a cryptographic...
- In cryptography, a block cipher is a deterministic algorithm operating on fixed-length groups of bits, called a block, with an unvarying transformation...
- one of six indentation formats: standard, open, block, semi-block, modified block, and modified semi-block. Put simply, "semi-" means that the first lines...
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