Block


Block

Block may refer to:
* A way of controlling train movement in railway signalling
* Postage stamp block, an attached group of postage stamps

Objects

* A large concrete or stone brick
* Block (sailing), a single or multiple pulley used on sailboats
* Cylinder block, the main part of an internal combustion engine
* Toy block, one of a set of wooden or plastic pieces of various shapes
* Freewheel, a set of rear sprockets that attaches to a hub on the rear wheel

Unit of land

* Block (country subdivision), a unit of government in some South Asian countries
* Census block, the smallest geographical unit in the U.S. Census Bureau
* City block, an area surrounded but not divided by streets

cience

* Block (extraction of petroleum), a sub-division of an underground reservoir
* Block (meteorology), large-scale near-stationary patterns in the atmospheric pressure field

ports

* Blocking (American football), when a player obstructs another player's path
* Block (basketball), when a defensive player legally deflects a shot
* Blocking (martial arts), a defensive technique in the martial arts

Technology

* Block (data storage), the practice of storing electronic data in equally-sized units
* Block-level element in the HTML markup language
* Block (telecommunications), a unit of data transmission
* Statement block, a segment of a program
* Block (internet), technical measures to restrict users' access to certain internet resources
* Boom Blox, a video game for the Wii console from EA, previously known as "Blocks"

Mathematics

* Block design, a kind of set system in combinatorial mathematics
* Block (group theory)
* In graph theory, a maximally 2-connected subgraph or a bridge with its endvertices

Music

* Block Entertainment, a record label
* Blocks Recording Club, a record label
* Block form musical form

ee also

*Blocking
*Bloc


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Synonyms:
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Look at other dictionaries:

  • Block — (bl[o^]k), n. [OE. blok; cf. F. bloc (fr. OHG.), D. & Dan. blok, Sw. & G. block, OHG. bloch. There is also an OHG. bloch, biloh; bi by + the same root as that of E. lock. Cf. {Block}, v. t., {Blockade}, and see {Lock}.] [1913 Webster] 1. A piece… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Block B — (BlockBuster) Cyworld Dream Music Festival 23.07.11 Основная информация …   Википедия

  • Block I — Block Cette page d’homonymie répertorie les différents sujets et articles partageant un même nom. Block, bloc en anglais, peut faire référence à : block manuel et Block automatique lumineux, des systèmes de signalisation ferroviaire, Block… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Block II — Block Cette page d’homonymie répertorie les différents sujets et articles partageant un même nom. Block, bloc en anglais, peut faire référence à : block manuel et Block automatique lumineux, des systèmes de signalisation ferroviaire, Block… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Block D — ist eine Raketenoberstufe, die in einigen Typen der früheren sowjetischen und jetzigen russischen Trägerraketen verwendet wird. Die verschiedenen Varianten der Block D Oberstufe wurden bereits über 250 mal bei Raketenstarts verwendet[1]. Block D… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Block DM — Block D ist eine Raketenoberstufe, die in einigen Typen der früheren sowjetischen und jetzigen russischen Trägerraketen verwendet wird. Die verschiedenen Varianten der Block D Oberstufe wurden bereits über 250 mal bei Raketenstarts verwendet[1].… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Block D — (Блок Д in Russian) is the upper stage of USSR/Russia heavy expendable launch systems, used for the N1 rocket, Proton rocket and Zenit rocket. There were plans to use it for some other rockets as well (project Air Launch).The stage (and its… …   Wikipedia

  • Block! — Saltar a navegación, búsqueda Block! Género Serie animada Creador Álvaro Ceppi País Chile Duración por episodio 15 minutos aprox …   Wikipedia Español

  • block — ● block nom masculin (anglais block, action de stopper) Au volley ball, synonyme de contre. Au tennis de table, remise en demi volée. ● block (homonymes) nom masculin (anglais block, action de stopper) bloc nom masculin bloque …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • block — block·ad·er; block·ad·ing; block·age; block; block·er; block·flö·te; block·head·ism; block·i·ly; block·ish; block·man; block·ship; de·block; su·per·block; un·block; block·bust·ing; block·ade; chock·a·block; block·head·ed·ly; block·head·ed·ness;… …   English syllables


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