A block

A block

[′ā ‚bläk]
(civil engineering)
A hollow concrete masonry block with one end closed and the other open and with a web between, so that when the block is laid in a wall two cells are produced.
References in classic literature ?
The streets were very full that day, but we got on pretty well as far as the bottom of Cheapside, where there was a block for three or four minutes.
Sew 8 units (4 matching and 4 different) together as shown to make a block.
Organize a block party in which everyone in your neighborhood picks a different fruit to grow, and turn your block into an urban oasis
A block grant is a sum of money sent to a state in lieu of a combination of grants that address specific needs.
Consider also whether the premium assigned to a block of stock with swing vote characteristics should apply only to the portion needed by the existing shareholders to gain a 51% majority, with the balance being valued as "nonswing vote" stock.
Join unit 1's and 2's, medium blue tone-on-tone #2 D's, light blue print #1 D's and green E's as shown to make a block W.
A Senate education committee narrowly approved a proposal to link federal funding for career and technical education to a block grant pilot program.
Sew the units and patches together as shown to make a block Y.
Trim E even with cream D's as shown to make a block X.
Join unit 9's, Pinwheels 1-4 and a section 5 as shown to make a block Z.
Sew the patches, units and Four Patch 1's together as shown to make a block Y.
3 Making the Blocks Sew the patches, Flying Geese and units together as shown to make a block Y.