block

n.
interruption
obstacle

1) (Am. football) to throw a block at smb.

2) a mental block (when it comes to word games, I have a mental block)

3) (med.) a heart; nerve; saddle block

4) a stumbling block

street
city square

(AE)

5) a city block (the building occupies an entire city block)

6) around the block; in, on a block (they went around the block; they live in this block)

apartment house

(BE)

7) a council block

8) a tower block ('a high-rise apartment')

9) (misc.) a block of flats

platform

10) a butcher's; chopping; headsman's block

auctioneer's platform

11) the auction block

12) on the block ('being auctioned')

group
bloc

13) a trade block

rectangular unit used in construction

14) a building; cinder; concrete block

support
brace

15) a starting block (for a runner)

section of text

(computers)

16) to copy; delete; end; move a block

* * *
[blɒk]
chopping
cinder
concrete block
headsman's block
move a block
saddle block
on a block (they went around the block; they live in this block)
(med.) a heart
(misc.) a block of flats
['apartment house'] (BE) a council block
['auctioneer's platform'] the auction block
['group'] ['bloc'] a trade block
['interruption'] ['obstacle'] (Am. football) to throw a block at smb.
['platform'] a butcher's
['rectangular unit used in construction'] a building
['section of text'] (computers) to copy
a stumbling block
around the block
a tower block ('a high-rise apartment')
on the block ('being auctioned')
['support'] ['brace'] a starting block (for a runner)
['street'] ['city square'] (AE) a city block (the building occupies an entire city block)
a mental block (when it comes to word games, I have a mental block)

Combinatory dictionary. 2013.

Synonyms:
, , , , , , , , , (as of wood or stone), / , , (on a block), (on which objects are made) / , , , , , / (in a square or a continuous row), / , / , / (in fig. sense), , / , , ,


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