Block

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building block adobe , brick , stone
any of various drugs that block alpha-adrenergic receptors; used in treating benign prostatic hyperplasia; relaxes the muscles of the prostate and bladder alpha-adrenergic blocker , alpha-adrenergic blocking agent , alpha-blocker , alpha blocker
class of drugs that block the action of tumor necrosis factor (TNF); used in cases of rheumatoid arthritis because TNF instigates inflammation of the joints anti-TNF compound
heavy block of iron or steel on which hot metals are shaped by hammering anvil
heavy metal block used for metal working anvil
rectangular block of hewn stone used for building purposes ashlar
(computer science) a block (usually one sector) that cannot reliably hold data bad block
formed block of something bar
block of solid substance (such as soap or wax) bar , cake
block off barricade
naval battle in World War II (1944); a decisive naval victory for the United States fleet over the Japanese who were trying to block supplies from reaching American troops on Leyte battle of the Philippine Sea , Philippine Sea
metal that is cast in the shape of a block for convenient handling block of metal , ingot , metal bar
large bomb used to demolish extensive areas (as a city block) blockbuster
football player whose responsibility is to block players attempting to stop an offensive play blocker
class of drugs that inhibit (block) some biological process blocker , blocking agent
pulley-block at the head of a topmast bollock , bullock block
pulley block, lower part of breech
metal block in breech-loading firearms that is withdrawn to insert a cartridge and replaced to close the breech before firing breechblock , breech closer
light concrete building block made with cinder aggregate breeze block , cinder block , clinker block
rectangular block of clay baked by the sun or in a kiln; used as a building or paving material brick
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