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Sentence count:237+23 Only show simple sentencesPosted:2016-07-16Updated:2016-12-13
Synonym: cloghinderlumpmassobstructsolidSimilar words: locallocatelocationblondblow offblow upbloodyblow outMeaning: [blɒk]  n. 1. a solid piece of something (usually having flat rectangular sides) 2. a rectangular area in a city surrounded by streets and usually containing several buildings 3. a three-dimensional shape with six square or rectangular sides 4. a number or quantity of related things dealt with as a unit 5. housing in a large building that is divided into separate units 6. (computer science) a sector or group of sectors that function as the smallest data unit permitted 7. an inability to remember or think of something you normally can do; often caused by emotional tension 8. 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 9. a metal casting containing the cylinders and cooling ducts of an engine 10. an obstruction in a pipe or tube 11. a platform from which an auctioneer sells 12. the act of obstructing or deflecting someone's movements. v. 1. render unsuitable for passage 2. hinder or prevent the progress or accomplishment of 3. stop from happening or developing 4. interfere with or prevent the reception of signals 5. run on a block system 6. interrupt the normal function of by means of anesthesia 7. shut out from view or get in the way so as to hide from sight 8. stamp or emboss a title or design on a book with a block 9. obstruct 10. block passage through 11. support, secure, or raise with a block 12. impede the movement of (an opponent or a ball) 13. be unable to remember 14. shape by using a block 15. shape into a block or blocks 16. prohibit the conversion or use of (assets). 
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1 A book that remains shut is but a block
2 What sculpture is to a block of marble, education is to the soul. 
3 What is sculpture is to a block of marble, education is to the soul. 
4 He cleaved a block of wood in two.
5 He's trying to block out memories of the accident.
6 Block draughts around doors and windows.
7 This is a block of undeveloped land.
8 The murder occurred just a block from the precinct.
9 The block is still just a skeleton of girders.
10 They are trying to block in the space.
11 He is chipping away at a block marble with a chisel.
12 The old man chopped the block of wood in two with a single blow.
13 He rough-hewed a statue out of a block of jade rapidly but then polished it slowly over a long period.
14 Block out this unimportant detail at the top of your picture.
15 A block up the street I found a parking lot.
16 Senator Seymour has threatened a filibuster to block the bill.
17 Perhaps the major stumbling block to reunification is the military presence in South Korea.
18 This entrance is in constant use; do not block it.
19 I am not afraid to block Kazuma, not afraid to surrender. I'm afraid, but his heart is no longer stubborn.
20 He has a complete mental block when it comes to physics.
21 The block becomes magnetic when the current is switched on.
22 This block of flats has a non - resident caretaker.
23 They will have to block up the entrance to the tunnel.
24 There were outdoor cafes on almost every block.
25 The office block was built as a speculative venture.
26 Two wrecks block the entrance to the harbour.
27 The office block is under offer.
28 As she left the court,( she was confronted by angry crowds who tried to block her way.
29 A seven-year-old boy was found dead after a landslide engulfed a block of flats.
30 The prisoners had been transferred to a different cell block.
More similar words: locallocatelocationblondblow offblow upbloodyblow outsockdockblottingblow overknockstockshockhockeyrocketcockedknock offknock outknock down
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