a block of wood engraved in relief, for printing from; woodcut.
a print or impression from such a block.
a hollow block of hard wood struck with a wooden stick or mallet and used in the percussion section of an orchestra.
made from a woodblock: woodblock prints.

1830–40; wood1 + block

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The inner one is a common dart-patterned border cut directly on the woodblock.
She then inked the lines, placed paper on top of the block, and put the woodblock through the press.
The poster media are predominately lithographs, with some woodblock prints and other techniques.
Fittings shall be supported on a flat woodblock, and the load shall be applied to a second block as shown.
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