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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 or blocked may refer to: Block programming, the result of a programming strategy in broadcasting W242BX, a radio station licensed to Greenville,...
- 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...
- 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...
- The LS based small-block engine is the primary V-8 used in General Motors' line of rear-wheel-drive cars and trucks. Introduced in January 1995, it is...
- inlets, from the Block 30 series on, blocks ending in "0" (e.g., Block 30) are powered by GE, and blocks ending in "2" (e.g., Block 32) are ****ed with...
- Block letters (known as printscript, m****cript, print writing or ball and stick in academics) are a sans-serif (or "gothic") style of writing Latin script...
- mathematics, a block matrix or a partitioned matrix is a matrix that is interpreted as having been broken into sections called blocks or submatrices....
- In cryptography, a block cipher mode of operation is an algorithm that uses a block cipher to provide information security such as confidentiality or authenticity...
- blockchain, originally block chain, is a growing list of records, called blocks, that are linked using cryptography. Each block contains a cryptographic...
- 1965 7.4 L (454 cu in) Chevrolet big-block engine released in 1970. The cl****ification of 'big-block' or 'small-block' refers to the engine's external dimensions...
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