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the uppermost part of the body

to stop or prevent passage of

to plug up something, as a hole, space, or container

block in: to draw up a preliminary plan or version of

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a rectangular area in a city surrounded by streets and usually containing several buildings

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a three-dimensional shape with six square or rectangular sides

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a number or quantity of related things dealt with as a unit

housing in a large building that is divided into separate units

(computer science) a sector or group of sectors that function as the smallest data unit permitted

an inability to remember or think of something you normally can do

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

a metal casting containing the cylinders and cooling ducts of an engine

a platform from which an auctioneer sells

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the act of obstructing or deflecting someone's movements

stop from happening or developing

interfere with or prevent the reception of signals

run on a block system

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interrupt the normal function of by means of anesthesia

shut out from view or get in the way so as to hide from sight

stamp or emboss a title or design on a book with a block

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support, secure, or raise with a block

impede the movement of (an opponent or a ball)

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be unable to remember

shape by using a block

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shape into a block or blocks

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prohibit the conversion or use of (assets)

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Comparing Electric Terminal Block and Power Distribution Block II-17
The fast disappearance of these entries into the big block market provides evidence of a strong and deep level of demand and also the quickening pace of leasing for what is already perhaps the city's scarcest real estate commodity; large contiguous blocks of class A office space.
We then use Z as the drag receiver, and have Y stay home to block.
The firm's durometer test blocks give the user the ability to develop the proper feel, and while it is not to be used for calibration purposes, it enables the user to perform a quick check for proper durometer operation.
The aluminum block for the V8 is being supplied to Porsche fully machined by the firm that casts the block, KS Aluminum-Technologie AG (KS ATAG), part of the Rheinmetall Group, in that firm's Neckarsulm, Germany, facility.
Because files ultimately reside on physical disks in the form of data blocks, a NAS device necessarily includes a block access storage component on the back end.
Preliminary results of research conducted by the Online Policy Group and Electronic Frontier Foundation found that schools that implement Internet blocking software with the least restrictive settings will block up to 5 percent of search results based on state-mandated curriculum topics.
Another project analyzes Lunar Lookout, a commercial puzzle in which robot-shaped blocks can slide along rows and columns of a grid until they collide with another block.
Constructed on the same 365acre, 5000-employee site that houses two engine plants and a gray iron foundry that shipped nearly 300,000 tons of iron castings last year (including the family of block being converted to aluminum), the new facility also represents a louder signaling of' the changing of the guard.
Her preference to get a block from behind all too often draws an official's whistle.
Then, because call block commands are attached to a call after the caller ID commands, investigators must gamble that the commands - sometimes routed by two different telephone companies - are attached properly.
On the first floor, the south side of the main block is given to a band of private rooms, while the north houses surgeries and a special bathroom.
H&R Block is in a unique position to be able to offer this benefit to taxpayers.
The philosophy of the block varies from team to team and is dependent on your personnel as well as the opposition's ability to attack.
A design should have an interface block that converts the host interface to hardware to be handled by the Transport layer.