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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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The DAF order represents another important step forward for CGI and Tupy and further reinforces the transition toward CGI in state-of-the-art commercial vehicle diesel engine cylinder blocks and heads," said Luiz Tarquinio, president and CEO of Tupy.
With the expected CGI growth in the commercial vehicle sector, we look forward to the CGI production volume at Maua eventually surpassing the CGI volume at our Joinville [metalcasting facility], which currently produces more than 20,000 CGI cylinder blocks per month," said Luiz Tarquinio, president and CEO of Tupy.
The start of the production of [these engines] complements the existing 3-L V-6 CGI cylinder block production that SinterCast has supported since mid-2006," said Steve Dawson, president and CEO of SinterCast.
Louis will provide TMM with the cylinder blocks and heads for final machining.
John Kennedy, Team Manager, Cylinder Block Machining, Windsor Engine Plant Annex, describes the tailor-made equipment as "the best of its type" for precision finishing of cylinder blocks.
Following years of technical collaboration between Ford Motor Company and SinterCast on foundry process control, materials and machining issues, Ford has confirmed that the cylinder block of its new 2.
Several automotive manufacturers are focusing on Compacted Graphite Iron (CGI) for their next generation of cylinder blocks and heads.
Our stations feature the latest technology for the precision machining of critical areas of cylinder blocks and heads on engines," said Gary Byron, president of Lamb Technicon Machining Systems.
has contracted metalcaster Cifunsa, Saltillo, Mexico, to produce compacted graphite iron (CGI) engine cylinder blocks for its new MaxxForce 7 diesel engines.
have all been home to Federal-Mogul Windsor's metal cutting systems for cylinder blocks, camshafts, connecting rods, crankshafts, oil pumps and bearing caps.
The metalcaster will use the funds to build engine cylinder blocks for the second generation of GM's Ecotec engine.
The most recent programs are the new global family of in-line engine blocks, currently being installed in Ford's Dearborn and Chihuahua, Mexico, engine plants, and a major rework of a Cross Huller system to produce V8 cylinder blocks at Ford's Essex Engine Plant in Windsor, Ontario.
4 mm) from the cylinder bores, and the role the component has played in the company's succes as the majority suppler of its cylinder blocks for the NASCAR sector.
It casts engine cylinder blocks, heads and camshafts and also assembles engines for Toyota's local assembly operation, Toyota Motor Thailand (TMT).