from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • v. Present participle of block.
  • n. The act by which something is blocked; an obstruction.
  • n. The precise movement and positioning of actors on a stage in order to facilitate the performance of a play, ballet, film or opera (originally planned using miniature blocks).
  • n. Blocks used to support (a building, etc.) temporarily.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. The act of obstructing, supporting, shaping, or stamping with a block or blocks.
  • n. Blocks used to support (a building, etc.) temporarily.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The act of blocking, or the state of being blocked, in any sense of the verb block.
  • n. Blocks used to support anything temporarily.
  • n. A small rough piece of wood fitted in and glued to the interior angle formed by two boards, in order to strengthen the joint between them.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. the act of obstructing or deflecting someone's movements


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