Blocking

The process of roughing out the moves to be made by the actors. Also Grouping.
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Blocking

[radio] In radio, and wireless communications in general, blocking is a condition in a receiver in which an off-frequency signal (generally further off-frequency than the immediately adjacent channel) causes the signal of interest to be suppressed. Blocking rejection is the ability of a receiver to tolerate an off-frequency signal and avoid...
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Blocking

The setting of the actors' positions and moves at the beginning of rehearsals. Occasionally known as plotting, but this term is usually reserved for use in lighting.
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Blocking

The moving of people around the stage by the stage director to effect the patterns to be followed in the performance of the opera.
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Blocking

Cover decoration applied in a press, usually from a metal plate.
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blocking

[n] - the act of blocking someone`s path with your body (as in football)
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Blocking

The movement and business of an actor on stage.
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Blocking

When two materials stick together unintentionally. For instance, a photograph sticking to the back of the next page or photo album sleeve.
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blocking

Certain conditions can cause a sensor not to function. When this happens, normal gas sensing is blocked until the conditions are removed. The most common block is lack of oxygen.
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Blocking

Condition where the labels in a roll of material stick to the backside of the liner above them. Usually due to adhesive cold flow, incomplete die cutting of the adhesive, improper drying of inks or improper drying of coatings.
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Blocking

In carpentry, the process of fastening together two pieces of board by gluing blocks of wood in the interior angle.
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Blocking

A condition in a switching system or PABX in which no paths or circuits are available to complete a call and no dial tone is returned to the calling party. In this situation there is no alternative but to hang up and try the call again. Also referred to as a denial or busy condition.
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Blocking

Block'ing noun 1. The act of obstructing, supporting, shaping, or stamping with a block or blocks. 2. Blocks used to support (a building, etc.) temporarily.
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blocking

1. Obstructing; arresting of passage, conduction, or transmission. ... 2. In psychoanalysis, a sudden break in free association occurring when a painful subject or repressed complex is touched. ... 3. Sudden cessation of thoughts and speech, which may indicate the presence of a severe thought disorder or a psychosis. ... (05 Mar 2000) ...
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blocking

block noun the act of obstructing or deflecting someone`s movements
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blocking

(blok´ing) interruption of an afferent nerve pathway (see block). inhibition of an intracellular biosynthetic process; metabolic block. thought blocking or thought deprivation; sudden cessation of the train of thought or speech, such as may occur in a period of extreme emotion or when a repre...
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Blocking

• (n.) The act of obstructing, supporting, shaping, or stamping with a block or blocks. • (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Block • (n.) Blocks used to support (a building, etc.) temporarily.
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blocking

(from the article `clothing and footwear industry`) Blocking consists of encompassing a form, block, or die with the garment with skintight precision. The item is blocked or pressed by superposing a ...
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blocking

(from the article `basketball`) Any illegal personal contact that impedes the progress of an opponent who does not have the ball....of the crosse and also puts it in position for accurate throwing. Defensive players are allowed to poke the ballcarrier in the body with their ... [2 related articles]
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blocking

(from the article `furniture`) ...generally used. The advantage of ready-made laminated board is that it does not shrink. Wood expands and contracts in various ways, and its ...
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Blocking

Rejecting information or ideas offered by another player. One of the most common problems experienced by new improvisors. In conventional theatre, the term is used to mean something different (pre-planned stage movement).
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Blocking

[computing] In computing, a process is an instance of a computer program that is being executed. A process always exists in exactly one process state. A process that is blocked is one that is waiting for some event, such as a resource becoming available or the completion of an I/O operation. In a multitasking computer system, individual tas...
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Blocking

Plotting actor, camera and microphone placement and movement in a production or scene. (Production)
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Blocking

- Small wood pieces to brace framing members or to provide a nailing base for gypsum board or paneling.
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blocking

In carpentry, the process of fastening together two pieces of board by gluing blocks of wood in the interior angle.
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