Meaning : Interfere with or prevent the reception of signals.
Jam the Voice of America.
Block the signals emitted by this station.
Synonyms : jam
Meaning : Run on a block system.
Meaning : Interrupt the normal function of by means of anesthesia.
Block a nerve.
Block a muscle.
Meaning : 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.
Synonyms : obstruct
Meaning : Stamp or emboss a title or design on a book with a block.
Block the book cover.
Meaning : Support, secure, or raise with a block.
Block a plate for printing.
Block the wheels of a car.
Meaning : Be unable to remember.
I'm drawing a blank.
You are blocking the name of your first wife!.
Meaning : Shape by using a block.
Block a hat.
Block a garment.
Meaning : Shape into a block or blocks.
Block the graphs so one can see the results clearly.
Meaning : A solid piece of something (usually having flat rectangular sides).
The pyramids were built with large stone blocks.
Meaning : A rectangular area in a city surrounded by streets and usually containing several buildings.
He lives in the next block.
Synonyms : city block
Meaning : A three-dimensional shape with six square or rectangular sides.
Synonyms : cube
Meaning : 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.
Meaning : Housing in a large building that is divided into separate units.
There is a block of classrooms in the west wing.
Meaning : (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.
Meaning : 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.
Synonyms : mental block
Meaning : A platform from which an auctioneer sells.
They put their paintings on the block.
Synonyms : auction block
Meaning : The act of obstructing or deflecting someone's movements.
Synonyms : blocking