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  • a large solid piece of hard material, especially rock, stone, or wood, typically with flat surfaces on each side.
    E.g. a block of marble
  • a large single building subdivided into separate rooms, flats, or offices.
    E.g. a block of flats
  • a large quantity or allocation of things regarded as a unit.
    E.g. a block of shares
  • an obstacle to the normal progress or functioning of something.
    E.g. substantial demands for time off may constitute a block to career advancement
  • a flat area of something, especially a solid area of colour.
    E.g. cover the eyelid with a neutral block of colour
  • a pulley or system of pulleys mounted in a case.
    E.g. a simple pulley block
  • make the movement or flow in (a passage, pipe, road, etc.) difficult or impossible.
    E.g. the narrow roads were blocked by cars
  • impress text or a design on (a book cover).
  • shape or reshape (a hat) on a mould.
    E.g. nobody cleans and blocks old felt hats any more
  • design or plan the movements of actors on a stage or movie set.

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