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Synonyms for block

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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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of the Netherlands and a member of the PACCAR group, has awarded Tupy of Brazil a production contract for the compacted graphite iron (CGI) cylinder block and head of its 12.9 L six-cylinder MX series commercial vehicle diesel engine.
It has reached an output of about 100 tons a year, or 40-50 cylinder blocks a week.
to produce aluminum cylinder blocks as well as ferrous camshafts; a high-speed machining line that reduces processing time by more than 90 percent; and a "dressing" line that allows sequential final assembly of both gasoline and diesel engines, an industry first.
Products include free- and pallet-transfer machines, dial machines, special boring and machining centers for various powertrain and suspension components like cylinder blocks, crankshafts, diff cases, etc.
Simultaneously, a fifth cylinder advances the instrument's air-supply connection to the plenum inlet, and a sixth cylinder blocks off an open port intended to supply a pressure sensor in the finished unit.
"With better strength and stiffness than gray iron and better castability, machinability and thermal conductivity than ductile iron, it is ideal for components with simultaneous mechanical and thermal loading, such as high performance cylinder blocks and heads," said Dawson.
With over a hundred units per day targeted, the throughput of products is set to be on-going 24 hours a day and benefits from the MecWash cleaning equipment at key stages in a production line that is split between cylinder heads and cylinder blocks.
Swedish foundry process control systems developer SinterCast AB said on Wednesday (15 December) that the German car manufacturer Audi AG had awarded the Brazilian Tupy foundry a high volume series production contract for the Compacted Graphite Iron (CGI) cylinder blocks of its new diesel engines.
Following the start of production in 2013, the order calls for a ramp-up to more than 300,000 cylinder blocks per year, making the new program the highest volume CGI cylinder block in the world.
With over a hundred units per day targeted, the throughput of products is set to be ongoing 24 hours a day and benefits from the MecWash cleaning equipment at key stages in a production line that is split between cylinder heads and cylinder blocks.
The facility, which has quality lighting with plenty of natural light, is divided into four areas: one to machine engine cylinder blocks; another for machining the cylinder heads; an assembly area for dressing the engine; a logistics section for receiving goods and shipping the complete engine to England.
Toyota plans to cut the cost of the new engine and reduce it by using an improved fuel injector and lighter cylinder blocks, the officials said.