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General dictionaries General (36 matching dictionaries)
  1. block, block: Oxford Dictionaries [home, info]
  2. block: American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language [home, info]
  3. block: Collins English Dictionary [home, info]
  4. block: Vocabulary.com [home, info]
  5. block, block: Macmillan Dictionary [home, info]
  6. block: Merriam-Webster's Online Dictionary, 11th Edition [home, info]
  7. Block, block: Wordnik [home, info]
  8. block, the block: Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary [home, info]
  9. Block: Wiktionary [home, info]
  10. block: Webster's New World College Dictionary, 4th Ed. [home, info]
  11. block: The Wordsmyth English Dictionary-Thesaurus [home, info]
  12. block: Infoplease Dictionary [home, info]
  13. block: Dictionary.com [home, info]
  14. block: Online Etymology Dictionary [home, info]
  15. block: UltraLingua English Dictionary [home, info]
  16. block: Cambridge Dictionary of American English [home, info]
  17. block: Cambridge International Dictionary of Idioms [home, info]
  18. Block (American football), Block (Elder Scrolls), Block (administrative division), Block (basketball), Block (country subdivision), Block (data storage), Block (disambiguation), Block (extraction of petroleum), Block (graph theory), Block (group theory), Block (internet), Block (marital arts), Block (martial arts), Block (mathematics), Block (meteorology), Block (periodic table), Block (philately), Block (programming), Block (representation theory), Block (sail), Block (sailing), Block (street), Block (subnational entity), Block (telecommunications), Block (toy), Block, The Block (American TV), The Block (Australian TV), The Block (Australian TV series), The Block (Baltimore), The Block (Israel), The Block (Israeli TV series), The Block (New Kids on the Block album), The Block (Philippines), The Block (SM City North EDSA), The Block (Sydney), The Block (UK), The Block (UK TV series), The Block (album), The Block: Wikipedia, the Free Encyclopedia [home, info]
  19. block: Cambridge International Dictionary of Phrasal Verbs [home, info]
  20. Block: Online Plain Text English Dictionary [home, info]
  21. block: Webster's Revised Unabridged, 1913 Edition [home, info]
  22. block: Rhymezone [home, info]
  23. Block (m), block: AllWords.com Multi-Lingual Dictionary [home, info]
  24. block: Webster's 1828 Dictionary [home, info]
  25. BLOCK: Dictionary of Americanisms (1848) [home, info]
  26. block: All About Homonyms [home, info]
  27. Block: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable (1898) [home, info]
  28. Block: 1911 edition of the Encyclopedia Britannica [home, info]
  29. block: Free Dictionary [home, info]
  30. block: Mnemonic Dictionary [home, info]
  31. block: WordNet 1.7 Vocabulary Helper [home, info]
  32. Block, block: LookWAYup Translating Dictionary/Thesaurus [home, info]
  33. Block: Dictionary/thesaurus [home, info]
  34. block: Wikimedia Commons US English Pronunciations [home, info]

Art dictionaries Art (6 matching dictionaries)
  1. block: ArtLex Lexicon of Visual Art Terminology [home, info]
  2. Block: English-Chinese Dictionary of Graphic Communications (Big 5) [home, info]
  3. Block: Epicurus.com Cheese Glossary [home, info]
  4. BLOCK: Technical Glossary of Theatre Terms [home, info]
  5. Block: Glossary of Stamp Collecting Terms [home, info]
  6. block: ODLIS: Online Dictionary of Library and Information Science [home, info]

Business dictionaries Business (8 matching dictionaries)
  1. Block: MoneyGlossary.com [home, info]
  2. block: INVESTORWORDS [home, info]
  3. Block: Bloomberg Financial Glossary [home, info]
  4. Block: Construction Term Glossary [home, info]
  5. Block: Investopedia [home, info]
  6. Block (disambiguation), block: Legal dictionary [home, info]
  7. Block (disambiguation), block: Financial dictionary [home, info]
  8. block: BusinessDictionary.com [home, info]

Computing dictionaries Computing (7 matching dictionaries)
  1. block: Free On-line Dictionary of Computing [home, info]
  2. block: Netlingo [home, info]
  3. block: Dictionary of Algorithms and Data Structures [home, info]
  4. Block: Unicode Glossary [home, info]
  5. block: Webopedia [home, info]
  6. block: I T Glossary [home, info]
  7. Block (disambiguation), Block (group theory), Block (meteorology), block: Encyclopedia [home, info]

Medicine dictionaries Medicine (4 matching dictionaries)
  1. block: UK Medical Acronyms [home, info]
  2. block: online medical dictionary [home, info]
  3. Block: Hepatitis C Information Central [home, info]
  4. Block (disambiguation), block: Medical dictionary [home, info]

Miscellaneous dictionaries Miscellaneous (3 matching dictionaries)
  1. block: Sound-Alike Words [home, info]
  2. BLOCK: Acronym Finder [home, info]
  3. block: Idioms [home, info]

Science dictionaries Science (4 matching dictionaries)
  1. Block: Eric Weisstein's World of Mathematics [home, info]
  2. block: General Chemistry Online [home, info]
  3. block, block, block: PlanetMath Encyclopedia [home, info]
  4. block [1], block [2], block [3]: How Many? A Dictionary of Units of Measurement [home, info]

Slang dictionaries Slang (3 matching dictionaries)
  1. Block: Totally Unofficial Rap [home, info]
  2. Block: Street Terms: Drugs and the Drug Trade [home, info]
  3. the block: Urban Dictionary [home, info]

Sports dictionaries Sports (7 matching dictionaries)
  1. Block: Backgammon [home, info]
  2. Block: Racquetball Glossary [home, info]
  3. Block, Block, block, block, block, block, block, block, block: Hickok Sports Glossaries [home, info]
  4. Block: Bicycle Glossary [home, info]
  5. Block: A Few Falconry Terms [home, info]
  6. block: Golfer's Dictionary [home, info]
  7. Block: Sports Definitions [home, info]

Tech dictionaries Tech (15 matching dictionaries)
  1. block: Webster's New World Telecom Dictionary [home, info]
  2. block: Book Binding [home, info]
  3. Block: AUTOMOTIVE TERMS [home, info]
  4. BLOCK: UNDERSTANDING FORESTRY TERMS -- FOR PRIVATE LANDOWNERS [home, info]
  5. Block: Glossary of Coal Mining Terms [home, info]
  6. BLOCK: NATURAL RESOURCE INVENTORY [home, info]
  7. Block: Glossary of Cheese Terms [home, info]
  8. block: Glossary of Meteorology [home, info]
  9. Block: Bottle Glossary [home, info]
  10. Block (setting): National Glass Association Glossary [home, info]
  11. block: Master Mariner [home, info]
  12. block: Schlumberger Oilfield Glossary [home, info]
  13. block: Oil and Gas Well Drilling and Servicing eTool [home, info]
  14. block: SeaTalk Dictionary of English Nautical Language [home, info]
  15. Block: Sweetwater Music [home, info]

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Quick definitions from WordNet (block)

noun:  a solid piece of something (usually having flat rectangular sides) ("The pyramids were built with large stone blocks")
noun:  housing in a large building that is divided into separate units ("There is a block of classrooms in the west wing")
noun:  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")
noun:  a number or quantity of related things dealt with as a unit ("He reserved a large block of seats")
noun:  a rectangular area in a city surrounded by streets and usually containing several buildings ("He lives in the next block")
noun:  (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")
noun:  a three-dimensional shape with six square or rectangular sides
noun:  (American football) the act of obstructing someone's path with your body ("He threw a rolling block into the line backer")
noun:  a platform from which an auctioneer sells ("They put their paintings on the block")
noun:  an obstruction in a pipe or tube ("We had to call a plumber to clear out the blockage in the drainpipe")
noun:  a metal casting containing the cylinders and cooling ducts of an engine ("The engine had to be replaced because the block was cracked")
noun:  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
verb:  interrupt the normal function of by means of anesthesia ("Block a nerve")
verb:  run on a block system ("Block trains")
verb:  shape into a block or blocks ("Block the graphs so one can see the results clearly")
verb:  shape by using a block ("Block a hat")
verb:  support, secure, or raise with a block ("Block a plate for printing")
verb:  stamp or emboss a title or design on a book with a block ("Block the book cover")
verb:  shut out from view or get in the way so as to hide from sight ("The thick curtain blocked the action on the stage")
verb:  prohibit the conversion or use of (assets) ("Blocked funds")
verb:  be unable to remember ("You are blocking the name of your first wife!")
verb:  interfere with or prevent the reception of signals ("Block the signals emitted by this station")
verb:  impede the movement of (an opponent or a ball) ("Block an attack")
verb:  render unsuitable for passage ("Block the way")
verb:  hinder or prevent the progress or accomplishment of ("His brother blocked him at every turn")
verb:  stop from happening or developing ("Block his election")
verb:  obstruct ("Her arteries are blocked")
verb:  block passage through
name:  A surname (common: 1 in 14285 families; popularity rank in the U.S.: #1756)

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Phrases that include block:   stumbling block, block and tackle, building block, office block, pudendal block, more...

Words similar to block:   bar, impede, stop, stoppage, stymie, barricade, blockade, blockage, blocked, blocking, closure, cube, deflect, embarrass, forget, freeze, halt, hinder, immobilize, interference, more...


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