building block

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Synonyms for building block

one of the individual entities contributing to a whole

Synonyms for building block

a single undivided natural thing occurring in the composition of something else

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Since all defenses, including zone, is predicated on man-to-man principles, we'd like to present the true and tried building blocks and drills to use with young players.
It makes RNA chains that are only about six building blocks long.
Some materials researchers have begun to eye biological molecules in their quest for easy-to-use building blocks and for guidance on how these starting molecules should fit together (SN: 2/23/91, p.
Building blocks: The key will be to identify the range and sources of building blocks needed to produce these new composites.
Consequently, three building blocks are used throughout these systems: Port Bypass Circuits (PBCs), Repeaters, and Retimers.
The Building Blocks to Colorado's Content Standards were developed to connect early childhood education to the K-12 content standards, to advocate for appropriate teaching strategies for preschool children, and to support awareness and understanding of early childhood foundational skills among parents and teachers.
These properties together suggest that "we are seeing two dumps of stars, or subgalactic building blocks .
Since the early Earth lacked a protective layer of atmospheric ozone, researchers have wondered what shielded the primordial building blocks of life from destruction by ultraviolet (UV) light.
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