block

a portion of a volume usually 512 bytes in size; often referred to as a 'logical block.'

Block

the housing of a pulley

Block

A group of digits transmitted as a whole.

block

and assembly of pulleys on a common framework; in mechanics, one or more pulleys, or sheaves, mounted to rotate on a common axis. The crown block is an assembly of sheaves mounted on beams at the top of the derrick. The drilling line is reeved over the sheaves of the crown block alternately which the sheaves of the traveling block, which is raised and lowered in the derrick by the drilling line. When elevators are attached to a hook on the traveling block and drill pipe latched in the elevators, the pipe can be raised or lowered. See crown block and traveling block. ...

Block

A cod fishing mark not too far from Whitby

Block

Block is British slang for the head.
Found on http://www.probertencyclopaedia.com/browse/ZB.HTM

Block

In signalling terminology, a physical length of track protected by a fixed signal which indicates to a driver when it is safe to proceed into the section. See Signalling Pages
Found on http://www.railway-technical.com/newglos.shtml

Block

A block is a head- or chin-shaped item used in wig making and wig dressing. There are two different types: malleable blocks, which are made from cork-filled canvas and used to wash, set and dress postiche, and solid wooden blocks, used in wig making. Both types of block come in two different shapes: head-shaped (used for wigs) or chin-shaped (for f...
Found on http://hair-and-makeup-artist.com/makeup-glossary/

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In paper money collecting, a series of related notes indicated by the same prefix and suffix letters in the serial number. When the suffix letter changes, a new block is created. The suffix currently changes when the serial number reaches 99 920 000.
Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/10143

Block

A large holding or transaction of shares. Also known as a block trade.
Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/20174

Block

A large amount of shares, normally 10,000 shares or more.
Found on http://www.exchange-handbook.co.uk/index.cfm?section=glossary&first_letter=

block

a portion of a volume usually 512 bytes in size; often referred to as a 'logical block.'
Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/20183

block

[n] - a three-dimensional shape with six square or rectangular sides 2. [n] - (computer science) a sector or group of sectors that function as the smallest data unit permitted 3. [n] - a rectangular area in a city surrounded by streets and usually containing several buildings 4. [n] - a number or quantity of related things dealt ...
Found on http://www.webdictionary.co.uk/definition.php?query=block

Block

A block is a large quantity of shares or securities.
Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/20416

Block

An amount of data moved or addressed as a single unit; the smallest amount of data that can be read or written at a time. Blocks are separated by physical gaps, or identified by their track/sector addresses or logical addresses.
Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/20505

Block

In binding, to impress or stamp a design upon the cover. The design can be blocked in coloured inks, gold leaf or metal foil (see blind). In printing, a letterpress block is the etched copper or zinc plate, mounted on wood or metal from which an illustration is printed.
Found on http://www.lithosphere.co.uk/content/glossary.htm

Block

The type of perch that a trained Falcon prefers.
Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/20587

Block

A pulley. A device with a wheel with a groove in it used to change the direction of rope under strain. Can be used in series or parallel to improve the purchase ratio on a line.
Found on http://www.jard.co.uk/laser2/glossary.shtml

Block

A device containing at least one sheave (pulley wheel) for altering the directiuon of a rope or to provide a purchase.
Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/20645

Block

Masonry unit, which is larger than a brick and is designed to improve construction speed.
Found on http://www.selfbuildabc.co.uk/self-build-glossary.html

Block

A section of masonry designed to make the construction of self build homes quicker and more efficient. Larger than a normal house brick..
Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/20704

block

An individual unit of material. May be concrete or masonry.
Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/20708

block

A region of the periodic table that corresponds to the type of subshell (s, p, d, or f) being filled during the Aufbau construction of electron configurations.
Found on http://antoine.frostburg.edu/chem/senese/101/glossary/b.shtml

Block

A North Sea acreage sub-division measuring approximately 10 x 20 kms, forming part of a quadrant. e.g. Block 9/13 is the 13th block in Quadrant 9.
Found on http://www.oilandgasuk.co.uk/glossary.cfm

Block

Large piece of quarried slate 
Found on http://www.penmorfa.com/Slate
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