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Engelsk navneord: block

1. block (om genstand) a solid piece of something (usually having flat rectangular sides)


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThe pyramids were built with large stone blocks.


Mindre specifikke termerartefact, artifact


Mere specifikke termeranvil, bar, block of metal, briquet, briquette, cake, chock, chopping block, crosshead, cube, domino, ingot, inking pad, inkpad, metal bar, nog, nut, pad, slab, square block, stamp pad, starting block, step, swage block, type, wedge

2. block (om sted) a rectangular area in a city surrounded by streets and usually containing several buildings


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningHe lives in the next block.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)city block


Mindre specifikke termerarea, country

3. block (om form) a three-dimensional shape with six square or rectangular sides


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)cube


Mindre specifikke termersolid


Mere specifikke termergoldbrick

4. block (om gruppe) a number or quantity of related things dealt with as a unit


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningHe reserved a large block of seats.
He held a large block of the company's stock.


Mindre specifikke termeraccumulation, aggregation, assemblage, collection

5. block (om genstand) housing in a large building that is divided into separate units


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThere is a block of classrooms in the west wing.


Mindre specifikke termerhousing, living accommodations, lodging


Mere specifikke termercellblock, hospital ward, ward, ward

6. block (om mængde el. mål) (computer science) a sector or group of sectors that function as the smallest data unit permitted


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningSince blocks are often defined as a single sector, the terms `block' and `sector' are sometimes used interchangeably.


Mindre specifikke termercomputer memory unit


Mere specifikke termerbad block


Omfatter disse specifikke termersector


Overordnet emneområdecomputer science, computing

7. block (om erkendelse) an inability to remember or think of something you normally can do; often caused by emotional tension


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningI knew his name perfectly well but I had a temporary block.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)mental block


Mindre specifikke termerinability


Mere specifikke termerwriter's block

8. block (om genstand) a simple machine consisting of a wheel with a groove in which a rope can run to change the direction or point of application of a force applied to the rope


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)pulley, pulley block, pulley-block


Mindre specifikke termermachine, simple machine


Mere specifikke termerbollock, bullock block, fairlead, idle pulley, idle wheel, idler pulley


Omfatter disse overordnede termerblock and tackle

9. block (om genstand) a metal casting containing the cylinders and cooling ducts of an engine


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThe engine had to be replaced because the block was cracked.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)cylinder block, engine block


Mindre specifikke termercast, casting


Omfatter disse specifikke termercylinder, piston chamber


Omfatter disse overordnede termerICE, internal-combustion engine, reciprocating engine

10. block (om genstand) an obstruction in a pipe or tube


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningWe had to call a plumber to clear out the blockage in the drainpipe.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)blockage, closure, occlusion, stop, stoppage


Mindre specifikke termerimpediment, impedimenta, obstructer, obstruction, obstructor


Mere specifikke termerbreech closer, breechblock, plug, stopper, stopple, vapor lock, vapour lock

11. block (om genstand) a platform from which an auctioneer sells


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThey put their paintings on the block.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)auction block


Mindre specifikke termerplatform

12. block (om handling) the act of obstructing or deflecting someone's movements


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)blocking


Mindre specifikke termerobstruction


Mere specifikke termerinterference, parry, trap block


Engelsk udsagnsord: block

1. block (om relation) render unsuitable for passage


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningBlock the way.
Barricade the streets.
Stop the busy road.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)bar, barricade, block off, block up, blockade, stop


AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s something.
Something ----s something


Mindre specifikke termerblock, close up, impede, jam, obstruct, obturate, occlude


Mere specifikke termerblock off, close, close off, shut off


Udsagnsord med lignende betydningblock, obstruct

2. block (om adfærd) hinder or prevent the progress or accomplishment of


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningHis brother blocked him at every turn.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)blockade, embarrass, hinder, obstruct, stymie, stymy


AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s something.
Something ----s something


Mindre specifikke termerforbid, foreclose, forestall, preclude, prevent


Mere specifikke termerbottleneck, check, filibuster, hang, stonewall

3. block (om adfærd) stop from happening or developing


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningBlock his election.
Halt the process.


Eksempler på anvendelseThey block him from writing the letter


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)halt, kibosh, stop


AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s something


Mindre specifikke termerforbid, foreclose, forestall, preclude, prevent


Mere specifikke termerembargo, stay

4. block (om kommunikation) interfere with or prevent the reception of signals


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningJam the Voice of America.
Block the signals emitted by this station.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)jam


AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s something.
Something ----s something


Mindre specifikke termerbreak up, cut off, disrupt, interrupt


Mere specifikke termerbarrage jam, blanket jam, point jam, spot jam

5. block (om adfærd) run on a block system


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningBlock trains.


AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s something


Mindre specifikke termeroperate, run

6. block (om opfattelse) interrupt the normal function of by means of anesthesia


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningBlock a nerve.
Block a muscle.


AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s something.
Something ----s something


Mindre specifikke termeranaesthetise, anaesthetize, anesthetise, anesthetize, put out, put under

7. block (om opfattelse) shut out from view or get in the way so as to hide from sight


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThe thick curtain blocked the action on the stage.
The trees obstruct my view of the mountains.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)obstruct


AnvendelsesmønsterSomething ----s something


Mindre specifikke termerconceal, hide


Udsagnsord med lignende betydningbar, barricade, block, block off, block up, blockade, stop

8. block (om relation) stamp or emboss a title or design on a book with a block


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningBlock the book cover.


AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s something


Mindre specifikke termerboss, emboss, stamp

9. block (om relation) obstruct


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningMy nose is all stuffed.
Her arteries are blocked.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)choke up, lug, stuff


AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s something.
Something ----s something


Mindre specifikke termerback up, choke, choke off, clog, clog up, congest, foul


Termer med modsat betydning (antonymer)loosen up, unstuff

10. block (om relation) block passage through


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningObstruct the path.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)close up, impede, jam, obstruct, obturate, occlude


AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s something.
Something ----s something


Mindre specifikke termerhinder, impede


Mere specifikke termerasphyxiate, back up, bar, barricade, barricade, barricade, barricado, block, block off, block off, block out, block up, blockade, blockade, choke, choke, choke off, clog, clog up, congest, dam, dam up, earth up, foul, land up, screen, stifle, stop, suffocate, tie up


Termer med modsat betydning (antonymer)disengage, free

11. block (om relation) support, secure, or raise with a block


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningBlock a plate for printing.
Block the wheels of a car.


AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s something


Mindre specifikke termerhold, hold up, support, sustain

12. block (om konkurrence) impede the movement of (an opponent or a ball)


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningBlock an attack.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)deflect, parry


AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s something


Mindre specifikke termerfence

13. block (om erkendelse) be unable to remember


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningI'm drawing a blank.
You are blocking the name of your first wife!.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)blank out, draw a blank, forget


AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s.
Somebody ----s something.
Somebody ----s somebody.
Somebody ----s that CLAUSE


Mere specifikke termerslip, slip one's mind


Termer med modsat betydning (antonymer)recall, recollect, remember, call back, call up, retrieve, think

14. block (om ændring) shape by using a block


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningBlock a hat.
Block a garment.


AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s something


Mindre specifikke termerform, shape

15. block (om ændring) shape into a block or blocks


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningBlock the graphs so one can see the results clearly.


AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s something


Mindre specifikke termerform, shape

16. block (om ændring) prohibit the conversion or use of (assets)


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningBlocked funds.
Freeze the assets of this hostile government.


Eksempler på anvendelseThey block the money


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)freeze, immobilise, immobilize


AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s something


Mindre specifikke termerkeep back, withhold


Termer med modsat betydning (antonymer)unfreeze, unblock, release, free









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