a big heavy piece of sth, with flat sides
group of buildings joined together; distance along a group of buildings
a row building with a lot of offices or flats inside
a thing that stops sb/sth from moving forward
make movement difficult or impossible
put sth in the way of
"the pyramids were built with large stone blocks"
"he lives in the next block"
"he reserved a large block of seats"
"he held a large block of the company's stock"
"there is a block of classrooms in the west wing"
"since blocks are often defined as a single sector, the terms `block' and `sector' are sometimes used interchangeably"
"I knew his name perfectly well but I had a temporary block"
"the engine had to be replaced because the block was cracked"
"we had to call a plumber to clear out the blockage in the drainpipe"
"they put their paintings on the block"
"block the way"
"barricade the streets"
"stop the busy road"
"His brother blocked him at every turn"
"Block his election"
"Halt the process"
"Jam the Voice of America"
"block the signals emitted by this station"
"block a nerve"
"block a muscle"
"The thick curtain blocked the action on the stage"
"The trees obstruct my view of the mountains"
"block the book cover"
"My nose is all stuffed"
"Her arteries are blocked"
"obstruct the path"
"block a plate for printing"
"block the wheels of a car"
"block an attack"
"I'm drawing a blank"
"You are blocking the name of your first wife!"
"Block a hat"
"block a garment"
"block the graphs so one can see the results clearly"
"Freeze the assets of this hostile government"
The more solid blocks of ice shoot forward in advance of the lighter debris.
出自： J. Tyndall
The combination began by selling large blocks of the Stock for future delivery.
出自： J. G. Holland
The information on the tape is concentrated into blocks, separated by empty gaps.
出自： O. Dopping
Blocking vp their hearts against the Lord.
出自： W. Prynne
Our little harbor was completely blocked in by heavy masses [of ice].
出自： E. K. Kane
Mitch has started towards the bedroom. Stanley crosses to block him.
出自： T. Williams
The passage was nearly blocked by dustbins.
出自： G. Greene
Cressy had tried to talk to him, but he had courteously blocked conversation.
出自： E. J. Howard
Snow has blocked off traffic on the motorway
They have blocked off all side streets giving access to the main street.
The police blocked off the street where the gunman was hiding.
The landslide blocked off the railway to traffic.
People swept across the court blocking them off.
I tried to fix two or three things with her and she blocked me off each time.
They ran across areas which were blocked off by barrage fire.
All the side-streets have been blocked off by the police for the passage of the honor fleet.
The gas pipe has been blocked off to prevent escapes.