Definition of Blocking. Meaning of Blocking. Synonyms of Blocking

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Definition of Blocking

Blocking
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.
Blocking
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

- Head-of-line blocking, in some network switching fabrics Internet blocking; see Block (Internet) Thought blocking, a type of thought disorder Blocking effect...
- the ****ertion that blocking ads is wrong. The back-and-forth elevation of technologies used for ad-blocking and countering ad-blocking have been equated...
- VPN blocking is a technique used to block the encrypted protocol tunneling communications methods used by virtual private network (VPN) systems. Often...
- Geo-blocking or geoblocking is technology that restricts access to Internet content based upon the user's geographical location. In a geo-blocking scheme...
- runnable. Concurrent computing Data dependency Deadlock Non-blocking algorithm Non-blocking synchronization Race condition Scheduling (computing) Stallings...
- Different artistic principles can inform blocking, including minimalism and naturalism. Both "blocking" and "block" were applied to stage and theater from...
- Non-blocking or nonblocking may refer to: non-blocking I/O, see asynchronous I/O Non-blocking synchronization Nonblocking minimal spanning switch...
- Call blocking, also known as call block, call screening, or call rejection, allows a telephone subscriber to block incoming calls from specific telephone...
- design of experiments, blocking is the arranging of experimental units in groups (blocks) that are similar to one another. Blocking reduces unexplained variability...
- Thought blocking (also known as German: Sperrung), or simply blocking a phenomenon that occurs in people with psychiatric illnesses (usually schizophrenia)...
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