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Synonyms for block

Synonyms for block

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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However, for me at least the blockier angle of the XD just feels a wee bit more natural--kind of like walking into your living room after a hard day at work.
He attempts to snap a photo on his cell phone--one of the older, blockier iPhone models, albeit an upgrade from the flip phone he lugged around in 2014--but it's either frozen or his storage is full.
Its bill is much larger than the bills of most finches, blockier than those of the chaffinch and much heavier compared with the quite fine bills of the goldfinches.
Milking Shorthorns are a segment of the Shorthorn breed, and their bloodlines were developed in the 1700s to be leaner, blockier, and have good milking qualities.
The entrance-floor atrium, designed by French artist Daniel Buren, evoked the blockier shapes of early Pompeian wall paintings but its mirrors added a fun-house dimension announcing that here the ancient and the contemporary would be bouncing back and forth, the old would seem new and the new old.
Perrin and Hancox (1992) pointed out that slides formed as a result of intense rainfall are more fluid and tend to spread out more across a depositional area, whereas seismically induced landslides may have a blockier appearance and a more limited depositional extent as it occurs in the studied area.
The exterior also sports a more sophisticated design with bolder lines and style elements, like new headlights that help break up the blockier styling of the previous generation.
Long, aerodynamic bullets with sleek ogives and generous boattails have their centers of gravity farther rearward in relation to their center of pressure than do shorter, blockier bullets.