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According to WordNet, the noun "block" has 12 sense(s).

103288225 a metal casting containing the cylinders and cooling ducts of an engine; "the engine had to be replaced because the block was cracked".

102852523 a solid piece of something (usually having flat rectangular sides); "the pyramids were built with large stone blocks".

105645199 an inability to remember or think of something you normally can do; often caused by emotional tension; "I knew his name perfectly well but I had a temporary block".

113914608 a three-dimensional shape with six square or rectangular sides.

102853016 housing in a large building that is divided into separate units; "there is a block of classrooms in the west wing".

107954014 a number or quantity of related things dealt with as a unit; "he reserved a large block of seats"; "he held a large block of the company's stock".

100562398 the act of obstructing or deflecting someone's movements.

102853449 an obstruction in a pipe or tube; "we had to call a plumber to clear out the blockage in the drainpipe".

108642145 a rectangular area in a city surrounded by streets and usually containing several buildings; "he lives in the next block".

104020298 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.

113626464 (computer science) a sector or group of sectors that function as the smallest data unit permitted; "since blocks are often defined as a single sector, the terms `block' and `sector' are sometimes used interchangeably".

102756601 a platform from which an auctioneer sells; "they put their paintings on the block".

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