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ice block

  

      n     (Scot, Austral., and N.Z.)   a flavoured frozen water ice: in Australia and New Zealand, sometimes on a stick  
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block  
      n  
1    a large solid piece of wood, stone, or other material with flat rectangular sides, as for use in building  
2    any large solid piece of wood, stone, etc., usually having at least one face fairly flat  
3    such a piece on which particular tasks may be done, as chopping, cutting, or beheading  
4      (Also called)    building block   one of a set of wooden or plastic cubes as a child's toy  
5    a form on which things are shaped or displayed  
a wig block     
6    Slang   a person's head (esp. in the phrase knock someone's block off)  
7    do one's block     (Austral. and N.Z.)  
slang   to become angry  
8    a dull, unemotional, or hardhearted person  
9    a large building of offices, flats, etc  
10   
a    a group of buildings in a city bounded by intersecting streets on each side  
b    the area or distance between such intersecting streets  
11      (Austral. and N.Z.)   an area of land for a house, farm, etc  
12      (Austral. and N.Z.)   a log, usually a willow, fastened to a timber base and used in a wood-chopping competition  
13    an area of land, esp. one to be divided for building or settling  
14       See       cylinder block  
15   
a    a piece of wood, metal, or other material having an engraved, cast, or carved design in relief, used either for printing or for stamping book covers, etc  
b      (Brit)   a letterpress printing plate, esp. one mounted type-high on wood or metal  
16    a casing housing one or more freely rotating pulleys  
   See also       block and tackle  
17    on the block     (Chiefly U.S. and Canadian)   up for auction  
18    the act of obstructing or condition of being obstructed, as in sports  
19    an obstruction or hindrance  
20      (Pathol)  
a    interference in the normal physiological functioning of an organ or part  
b       See       heart block  
c       See       nerve block  
21      (Psychol)   a short interruption of perceptual or thought processes  
22    obstruction of an opponent in a sport  
23   
a    a section or quantity, as of tickets or shares, handled or considered as a single unit  
b    (as modifier)  
a block booking, block voting     
24   
a    a stretch of railway in which only one train may travel at a time  
b    (as modifier)  
a block signal     
25    an unseparated group of four or more postage stamps  
   Compare       strip   1       3  
26    a pad of paper  
27      (Computing)   a group of words on magnetic tape treated as a unit of data  
28      (Athletics)      short for       starting block  
29      (Cricket)   a mark made near the popping crease by a batsman to indicate his position in relation to the wicket  
30    a chip off the old block  
Informal   a person who resembles one of his or her parents in behaviour  
      vb   mainly tr  
31    to shape or form (something) into a block  
32    to fit with or mount on a block  
33    to shape by use of a block  
to block a hat     
34    often foll by: up   to obstruct (a passage, channel, etc.) or prevent or impede the motion or flow of (something or someone) by introducing an obstacle  
to block the traffic, to block up a pipe     
35    to impede, retard, or prevent (an action, procedure, etc.)  
36    to stamp (a title, design, etc.) on (a book cover, etc.) by means of a block (see sense 15a.), esp. using gold leaf or other foil  
37    (esp. of a government or central bank) to limit the use or conversion of assets or currency  
38    also intr     (Sport)   to obstruct or impede movement by (an opponent)  
39    intr   to suffer a psychological block  
40    to interrupt a physiological function, as by use of an anaesthetic  
41    also intr     (Cricket)   to play (a ball) defensively  
   See also       block in       block out  
     (C14: from Old French bloc, from Dutch blok; related to Old High German bloh)  
  blocker      n  


battle-axe block  
      n     (Austral)   a block of land behind another, with access from the street through a narrow drive  
block and tackle  
      n   a hoisting device in which a rope or chain is passed around a pair of blocks containing one or more pulleys. The upper block is secured overhead and the lower block supports the load, the effort being applied to the free end of the rope or chain  
block capital  
      n      another term for       block letter  
block diagram  
      n  
1    a diagram showing the interconnections between the parts of an industrial process  
2    a three-dimensional drawing representing a block of the earth's crust, showing geological structure  
3      (Computing)   a diagram showing the interconnections between electronic components or parts of a program  
block grant  
      n   (in Britain) an annual grant made by the government to a local authority to help to pay for the public services it provides, such as health, education, and housing  
block in  
      vb   tr, adv   to sketch in outline, with little detail  
block lava  
      n   volcanic lava occurring as rough-surfaced jagged blocks  
block letter  
      n     (Also called)    block capital   a plain capital letter  
block out  
      vb   tr, adv  
1    to plan or describe (something) in a general fashion  
2    to prevent the entry or consideration of (something)  
3      (Photog, printing)   to mask part of (a negative), in order that light may not pass through it  
block plane  
      n   a carpenter's small plane used to cut across the end grain of wood  
block printing  
      n   printing from hand engraved or carved blocks of wood or linoleum  
block release  
      n     (Brit)   the release of industrial trainees from work for study at a college for several weeks  
block sampling  
      n   the selection of a corpus for statistical literary analysis by random selection of a starting point and consideration of the continuous passage following it  
   Compare       spread sampling  
block tin  
      n   pure tin, esp. when cast into ingots  
block vote  
      n     (Brit)   (at a conference, esp. of trade unionists) the system whereby each delegate's vote has a value in proportion to the number of people he represents  
breeze block  
      n   a light building brick made from the ashes of coal, coke, etc., bonded together by cement and used esp. for walls that bear relatively small loads,   (Usual U.S. names)    cinder block, clinker block  
building block  
      n  
1    a block of stone or other material, larger than a brick, used in building  
2    a component that fits with others to form a whole  
standardized software building blocks     
3    another name for block (sense 4) (the child's toy)  
cavity block  
      n   a precast concrete block that contains a cavity or cavities  
Chinese block  
      n   a percussion instrument consisting of a hollow wooden block played with a drumstick  
chock-a-block  
      adj  
      adv  
1    filled to capacity; in a crammed state  
2      (Nautical)   with the blocks brought close together, as when a tackle is pulled as tight as possible  
cinder block  
      n      the usual U.S. name for       breeze block  
cylinder block  
      n   the metal casting containing the cylinders and cooling channels or fins of a reciprocating internal-combustion engine,   (Sometimes shortened to)    block  
heart block  
      n   impaired conduction or blocking of the impulse that regulates the heartbeat, resulting in a lack of coordination between the beating of the atria and the ventricles,   (Also called)    Adams-Stokes syndrome, atrioventricular block  
ice block  
      n     (Scot, Austral., and N.Z.)   a flavoured frozen water ice: in Australia and New Zealand, sometimes on a stick  
line block  
      n   a letterpress printing block made by a photoengraving process without the use of a screen  
mental block  
      n      See       block       21  
mitre block  
      n   a block of wood with slots for cutting mitre joints with a saw  
mounting-block  
      n   a block of stone formerly used to aid a person when mounting a horse  
nerve block  
      n   induction of anaesthesia in a specific part of the body by injecting a local anaesthetic close to the sensory nerves that supply it  
office block  
      n   a large building designed to provide office accommodation  
opossum block  
      n   (in New Zealand) a block of bush allocated to a licensed opossum trapper  
pillow block  
      n     (Machinery)   a block, such as a simple journal, that supports a shaft  
psychological block  
      n      See       block       21  
saddle block  
      n     (Surgery)   a type of spinal anaesthesia producing sensory loss in the buttocks, inner sides of the thighs, and perineum  
snatch block  
      n     (Nautical)   a block that can be opened so that a rope can be inserted from the side, without threading it through from the end  
     (C17: so called because the rope can be inserted quickly: figuratively, the block snatches it. See snatch)  
starting block  
      n   one of a pair of adjustable devices with pads or blocks against which a sprinter braces his feet in crouch starts  
stumbling block  
      n   any impediment or obstacle  
sun block  
      n   a chemical, usually in the form of a cream, applied to exposed skin to block out all or almost all of the ultraviolet rays of the sun  
swage block  
      n   an iron block cut with holes, recesses, and grooves to assist in the cold-working of metal  
ten-acre block  
      n     (N.Z)   a block of subdivided farming land, usually within commuting distance of a city, that provides a semirural way of life  
Vibropac block  
      n     (N.Z.)   trademark   a precast concrete building block  
wood block  
      n  
1    a small rectangular flat block of wood that is laid with others as a floor surface  
2      (Music)      another word for       Chinese block  

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block

  

      n  
1    bar, brick, cake, chunk, cube, hunk, ingot, lump, mass, nugget, piece, square  
2    bar, barrier, blockage, hindrance, impediment, jam, obstacle, obstruction, occlusion, stoppage  
      vb  
3    bung up     (informal)   choke, clog, close, obstruct, plug, stem the flow, stop up  
4    arrest, bar, check, deter, halt, hinder, hobble, impede, obstruct, put a spoke in someone's wheel, stop, throw a spanner in the works, thwart  
  
Antonyms     
,       vb  
3    clear, open, unblock, unclog  
4    advance, aid, expedite, facilitate, foster, further, lend support to, promote, push, support  


block out     
chart, map out, outline, plan, sketch  
stumbling block     
bar, barrier, difficulty, hazard, hindrance, hurdle, impediment, obstacle, obstruction, snag  

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n.
activity involving dumping a bucket of ice water on your head and challenge other three friends to do so in order to promote awareness of the disease amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) and encourage donations to research.
also called "ice water challenge", viral campaign on social media during July–August 2014
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