from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A block having teeth which engage with teeth on another part of the mechanism to form a temporary connection: sometimes used on the valve-gear of certain automatic cutoff engines.


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  • Action g illustrates the exceptional case where the fault handler gets invoked and the exception bubbles up to the catch-block surrounding its invocation.

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  • If you want to make sure control doesn't get transferred to a catch-block where it doesn't belong, then don't catch an exception in that catch-block that covers the error that happened.

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