Hyphenation of block

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Definitions of block:

A solid piece of something (usually having flat rectangular sides)
The pyramids were built with large stone blocks
A rectangular area in a city surrounded by streets and usually containing several buildings
He lives in the next block
A three-dimensional shape with six square or rectangular sides
A number or quantity of related things dealt with as a unit
He reserved a large block of seats He held a large block of the company's stock
Housing in a large building that is divided into separate units
There is a block of classrooms in the west wing
(computer science) a sector or group of sectors that function as the smallest data unit permitted
Since blocks are often defined as a single sector
The terms `block' and `sector' are sometimes used interchangeably
An inability to remember or think of something you normally can do
Often caused by emotional tension I knew his name perfectly well but I had a temporary block
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
The engine had to be replaced because the block was cracked
An obstruction in a pipe or tube
We had to call a plumber to clear out the blockage in the drainpipe
A platform from which an auctioneer sells
They put their paintings on the block
The act of obstructing or deflecting someone's movements
Render unsuitable for passage
Block the way Barricade the streets Stop the busy road
Hinder or prevent the progress or accomplishment of
His brother blocked him at every turn
Stop from happening or developing
Block his election Halt the process
Interfere with or prevent the reception of signals
Jam the Voice of America Block the signals emitted by this station
Run on a block system
Block trains
Interrupt the normal function of by means of anesthesia
Block a nerve Block a muscle
Shut out from view or get in the way so as to hide from sight
The thick curtain blocked the action on the stage The trees obstruct my view of the mountains
Stamp or emboss a title or design on a book with a block
Block the book cover
My nose is all stuffed Her arteries are blocked
Block passage through
Obstruct the path
Support, secure, or raise with a block
Block a plate for printing Block the wheels of a car
Impede the movement of (an opponent or a ball)
Block an attack
Be unable to remember
I'm drawing a blank You are blocking the name of your first wife!
Shape by using a block
Block a hat Block a garment
Shape into a block or blocks
Block the graphs so one can see the results clearly
Prohibit the conversion or use of (assets)
Blocked funds Freeze the assets of this hostile government

Synonyms of block:

noun artifact, artefact
nouncity block, area, country
noun cube, solid
noun collection, aggregation, accumulation, assemblage
noun housing, lodging, living accommodations
nouncomputer memory unit
nounmental block, inability
noun pulley, pulley-block, machine, simple machine
nounengine block, cylinder block, cast, casting
noun blockage, closure, occlusion, stop, stoppage, obstruction, obstructor, obstructer, impediment, impedimenta
nounauction block, platform
noun blocking, interference, obstruction
verb barricade, blockade, stop, block off, block up, bar, obstruct, obturate, impede, occlude, jam, close up
verb obstruct, blockade, hinder, stymie, stymy, embarrass, prevent, forestall, foreclose, preclude, forbid
verb stop, halt, kibosh, prevent, forestall, foreclose, preclude, forbid
verb jam, interrupt, disrupt, break up, cut off
verb operate, run
verb anesthetize, anaesthetize, anesthetise, anaesthetise, put to sleep, put under, put out
verb obstruct, hide, conceal
verb emboss, boss, stamp
verb stuff, lug, choke up, clog, choke off, clog up, back up, congest, choke, foul
verb obstruct, obturate, impede, occlude, jam, close up, impede, hinder
verb hold, support, sustain, hold up
verb parry, deflect, fence
verb forget, blank out, draw a blank
verb shape, form
verb shape, form
verb freeze, immobilize, immobilise, withhold, keep back

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