Definition: a solid piece of something (usually having flat rectangular sides); "the pyramids were built with large stone blocks"
Definition: a rectangular area in a city surrounded by streets and usually containing several buildings; "he lives in the next block"
Definition: a number or quantity of related things dealt with as a unit; "he reserved a large block of seats"; "he held a large block of the company's stock"
Definition: housing in a large building that is divided into separate units; "there is a block of classrooms in the west wing"
Definition: (computer science) a sector or group of sectors that function as the smallest data unit permitted; "since blocks are often defined as a single sector, the terms `block' and `sector' are sometimes used interchangeably"
Definition: an inability to remember or think of something you normally can do; often caused by emotional tension; "I knew his name perfectly well but I had a temporary block"
Definition: a simple machine consisting of a wheel with a groove in which a rope can run to change the direction or point of application of a force applied to the rope
Definition: a metal casting containing the cylinders and cooling ducts of an engine; "the engine had to be replaced because the block was cracked"
Definition: an obstruction in a pipe or tube; "we had to call a plumber to clear out the blockage in the drainpipe"
Definition: a platform from which an auctioneer sells; "they put their paintings on the block"
Definition: A substantial, often approximately cuboid, piece of any substance.
Definition: A chopping block: a cuboid base for cutting or beheading.
Definition: Misspelling of bloc.
Definition: render unsuitable for passage; "block the way"; "barricade the streets"; "stop the busy road"
Definition: hinder or prevent the progress or accomplishment of; "His brother blocked him at every turn"
Definition: stop from happening or developing; "Block his election"; "Halt the process"
Definition: interfere with or prevent the reception of signals; "Jam the Voice of America"; "block the signals emitted by this station"
Definition: run on a block system; "block trains"
Definition: interrupt the normal function of by means of anesthesia; "block a nerve"; "block a muscle"
Definition: shut out from view or get in the way so as to hide from sight; "The thick curtain blocked the action on the stage"; "The trees obstruct my view of the mountains"
Definition: stamp or emboss a title or design on a book with a block; "block the book cover"
Definition: block passage through; "obstruct the path"
Definition: support, secure, or raise with a block; "block a plate for printing"; "block the wheels of a car"
Definition: be unable to remember; "I'm drawing a blank"; "You are blocking the name of your first wife!"
Definition: shape by using a block; "Block a hat"; "block a garment"
Definition: shape into a block or blocks; "block the graphs so one can see the results clearly"
Definition: prohibit the conversion or use of (assets); "Blocked funds"; "Freeze the assets of this hostile government"
Definition: To fill or obstruct (something) so that it is not possible to pass.