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bloke [blú.ki.] : block (n.)
[ Etymology: Spanish: bloque: block ]

Derivatives of bloke


Glosses:
block
n. (artifact)1. blocka solid piece of something (usually having flat rectangular sides).; "the pyramids were built with large stone blocks"
~ artefact, artifacta man-made object taken as a whole.
~ anvila heavy block of iron or steel on which hot metals are shaped by hammering.
~ briquet, briquettea block made from charcoal or coal dust and burned as fuel.
~ cake, bara block of solid substance (such as soap or wax).; "a bar of chocolate"
~ chock, wedgea block of wood used to prevent the sliding or rolling of a heavy object.
~ chopping blocka steady wooden block on which food can be cut or diced or wood can be split.
~ crossheadmetal block that connects to a piston; it slides on parallel guides and moves a connecting rod back and forth.
~ square block, cubea block in the (approximate) shape of a cube.
~ dominoa small rectangular block used in playing the game of dominoes; the face of each block has two equal areas that can bear 0 to 6 dots.
~ block of metal, ingot, metal barmetal that is cast in the shape of a block for convenient handling.
~ noga wooden block built into a masonry wall so that joinery structure can be nailed to it.
~ nuta small (usually square or hexagonal) metal block with internal screw thread to be fitted onto a bolt.
~ inking pad, inkpad, stamp pad, pada block of absorbent material saturated with ink; used to transfer ink evenly to a rubber stamp.
~ slabblock consisting of a thick piece of something.
~ starting blockblock providing bracing for a runner's feet at start of a race.
~ stepa solid block joined to the beams in which the heel of a ship's mast or capstan is fixed.
~ swage blockan iron block cut with holes and grooves to assist in cold working metal.
~ typea small metal block bearing a raised character on one end; produces a printed character when inked and pressed on paper.; "he dropped a case of type, so they made him pick them up"
n. (location)2. block, city blocka rectangular area in a city surrounded by streets and usually containing several buildings.; "he lives in the next block"
~ area, countrya particular geographical region of indefinite boundary (usually serving some special purpose or distinguished by its people or culture or geography).; "it was a mountainous area"; "Bible country"
n. (shape)3. block, cubea three-dimensional shape with six square or rectangular sides.
~ goldbricka brick-shaped block that looks like gold but is not.
~ solida three-dimensional shape.
n. (group)4. blocka 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"
~ aggregation, collection, accumulation, assemblageseveral things grouped together or considered as a whole.
n. (artifact)5. blockhousing in a large building that is divided into separate units.; "there is a block of classrooms in the west wing"
~ cellblock, warda division of a prison (usually consisting of several cells).
~ housing, living accommodations, lodgingstructures collectively in which people are housed.
~ hospital ward, wardblock forming a division of a hospital (or a suite of rooms) shared by patients who need a similar kind of care.; "they put her in a 4-bed ward"
n. (quantity)6. block(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"
~ computer science, computingthe branch of engineering science that studies (with the aid of computers) computable processes and structures.
~ computer memory unita unit for measuring computer memory.
~ sectorthe minimum track length that can be assigned to store information; unless otherwise specified a sector of data consists of 512 bytes.
~ bad block(computer science) a block (usually one sector) that cannot reliably hold data.
n. (cognition)7. block, mental blockan 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"
~ inabilitylack of ability (especially mental ability) to do something.
~ writer's blockan inability to write.; "he had writer's block; the words wouldn't come"
n. (artifact)8. block, pulley, pulley block, pulley-blocka 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.
~ block and tacklepulley blocks with associated rope or cable.
~ bullock block, bollocka pulley-block at the head of a topmast.
~ fairleada pulley-block used to guide a rope forming part of a ship's rigging to avoid chafing.
~ idle pulley, idle wheel, idler pulleya pulley on a shaft that presses against a guide belt to guide or tighten it.
~ simple machine, machinea device for overcoming resistance at one point by applying force at some other point.
n. (artifact)9. block, cylinder block, engine blocka metal casting containing the cylinders and cooling ducts of an engine.; "the engine had to be replaced because the block was cracked"
~ casting, castobject formed by a mold.
~ piston chamber, cylindera chamber within which piston moves.
~ internal-combustion engine, icea heat engine in which combustion occurs inside the engine rather than in a separate furnace; heat expands a gas that either moves a piston or turns a gas turbine.
~ reciprocating enginean internal-combustion engine in which the crankshaft is turned by pistons moving up and down in cylinders.
n. (artifact)10. block, blockage, closure, occlusion, stop, stoppagean obstruction in a pipe or tube.; "we had to call a plumber to clear out the blockage in the drainpipe"
~ breech closer, breechblocka metal block in breech-loading firearms that is withdrawn to insert a cartridge and replaced to close the breech before firing.
~ impedimenta, obstruction, impediment, obstructer, obstructorany structure that makes progress difficult.
~ plug, stopple, stopperblockage consisting of an object designed to fill a hole tightly.
~ vapor lock, vapour locka stoppage in a pipeline caused by gas bubbles (especially a stoppage that develops in hot weather in an internal-combustion engine when fuel in the gas line boils and forms bubbles that block the flow of gasoline to the carburetor).
n. (artifact)11. auction block, blocka platform from which an auctioneer sells.; "they put their paintings on the block"
~ platforma raised horizontal surface.; "the speaker mounted the platform"
n. (act)12. block, blockingthe act of obstructing or deflecting someone's movements.
~ obstructiongetting in someone's way.
~ interference(American football) blocking a player's path with your body.; "he ran interference for the quarterback"
~ trap block(American football) an illegal block.
~ parry(fencing) blocking a lunge or deflecting it with a circular motion of the sword.
v. (contact)13. bar, barricade, block, block off, block up, blockade, stoprender unsuitable for passage.; "block the way"; "barricade the streets"; "stop the busy road"
~ obturate, occlude, close up, impede, obstruct, jam, blockblock passage through.; "obstruct the path"
~ block off, close off, shut offblock off the passage through.; "We shut off the valve"
~ closebar access to.; "Due to the accident, the road had to be closed for several hours"
~ obstruct, blockshut 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"
v. (social)14. block, blockade, embarrass, hinder, obstruct, stymie, stymyhinder or prevent the progress or accomplishment of.; "His brother blocked him at every turn"
~ stonewallobstruct or hinder any discussion.; "Nixon stonewalled the Watergate investigation"; "When she doesn't like to face a problem, she simply stonewalls"
~ foreclose, forestall, preclude, prevent, forbidkeep from happening or arising; make impossible.; "My sense of tact forbids an honest answer"; "Your role in the projects precludes your involvement in the competitive project"
~ filibusterobstruct deliberately by delaying.
~ checkblock or impede (a player from the opposing team) in ice hockey.
~ hangprevent from reaching a verdict, of a jury.
~ bottleneckslow down or impede by creating an obstruction.; "His laziness has bottlenecked our efforts to reform the system"
v. (social)15. block, halt, kibosh, stopstop from happening or developing.; "Block his election"; "Halt the process"
~ embargoprevent commerce.; "The U.S. embargoes Libya"
~ foreclose, forestall, preclude, prevent, forbidkeep from happening or arising; make impossible.; "My sense of tact forbids an honest answer"; "Your role in the projects precludes your involvement in the competitive project"
~ staystop a judicial process.; "The judge stayed the execution order"
v. (communication)16. block, jaminterfere with or prevent the reception of signals.; "Jam the Voice of America"; "block the signals emitted by this station"
~ cut off, disrupt, interrupt, break upmake a break in.; "We interrupt the program for the following messages"
~ barrage jamjam an entire frequency spectrum.; "During the Cold War, the Soviets routinely barrage jammed to interfere with transmissions from the West"
~ point jamjam a narrow band of frequencies.; "We can counter point-jamming effectively"
~ spot jamjam a single frequency.; "This operator is spot-jammed"
~ blanket jamjam a broad spectrum of frequencies to affect all communications in the area except for directional antenna communications.
v. (social)17. blockrun on a block system.; "block trains"
~ operate, rundirect or control; projects, businesses, etc..; "She is running a relief operation in the Sudan"
v. (perception)18. blockinterrupt the normal function of by means of anesthesia.; "block a nerve"; "block a muscle"
~ anaesthetise, anaesthetize, anesthetise, anesthetize, put under, put outadminister an anesthetic drug to.; "The patient must be anesthetized before the operation"; "anesthetize the gum before extracting the teeth"
v. (perception)19. block, obstructshut 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"
~ barricade, block, block up, bar, block off, blockade, stoprender unsuitable for passage.; "block the way"; "barricade the streets"; "stop the busy road"
~ conceal, hideprevent from being seen or discovered.; "Muslim women hide their faces"; "hide the money"
v. (contact)20. blockstamp or emboss a title or design on a book with a block.; "block the book cover"
~ boss, emboss, stampraise in a relief.; "embossed stationery"
v. (contact)21. block, choke up, lug, stuffobstruct.; "My nose is all stuffed"; "Her arteries are blocked"
~ clog, clog up, congest, choke off, foul, back up, chokebecome or cause to become obstructed.; "The leaves clog our drains in the Fall"; "The water pipe is backed up"
v. (contact)22. block, close up, impede, jam, obstruct, obturate, occludeblock passage through.; "obstruct the path"
~ block off, blockadeobstruct access to.
~ barricado, barricadeblock off with barricades.
~ barricadeprevent access to by barricading.; "The street where the President lives is always barricaded"
~ asphyxiate, suffocate, stifle, chokeimpair the respiration of or obstruct the air passage of.; "The foul air was slowly suffocating the children"
~ tie uprestrain from moving or operating normally.; "Traffic is tied up for miles around the bridge where the accident occurred"
~ dam, dam upobstruct with, or as if with, a dam.; "dam the gorges of the Yangtse River"
~ block out, screenprevent from entering.; "block out the strong sunlight"
~ earth up, land upblock with earth, as after a landslide.
~ barricade, block, block up, bar, block off, blockade, stoprender unsuitable for passage.; "block the way"; "barricade the streets"; "stop the busy road"
~ clog, clog up, congest, choke off, foul, back up, chokebecome or cause to become obstructed.; "The leaves clog our drains in the Fall"; "The water pipe is backed up"
~ hinder, impedebe a hindrance or obstacle to.; "She is impeding the progress of our project"
v. (contact)23. blocksupport, secure, or raise with a block.; "block a plate for printing"; "block the wheels of a car"
~ hold up, support, sustain, holdbe the physical support of; carry the weight of.; "The beam holds up the roof"; "He supported me with one hand while I balanced on the beam"; "What's holding that mirror?"
v. (competition)24. block, deflect, parryimpede the movement of (an opponent or a ball).; "block an attack"
~ fencefight with fencing swords.
v. (cognition)25. blank out, block, draw a blank, forgetbe unable to remember.; "I'm drawing a blank"; "You are blocking the name of your first wife!"
~ slip one's mind, slippass out of one's memory.
v. (change)26. blockshape by using a block.; "Block a hat"; "block a garment"
~ shape, formgive shape or form to.; "shape the dough"; "form the young child's character"
v. (change)27. blockshape into a block or blocks.; "block the graphs so one can see the results clearly"
~ shape, formgive shape or form to.; "shape the dough"; "form the young child's character"
v. (change)28. block, freeze, immobilise, immobilizeprohibit the conversion or use of (assets).; "Blocked funds"; "Freeze the assets of this hostile government"
~ withhold, keep backhold back; refuse to hand over or share.; "The father is withholding the allowance until the son cleans his room"