length block

length block

[′leŋkth ‚bläk]
(computer science)
The total number of records, words, or characters contained in one block.
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Brentford showed a glimmer of a fight-back after the break and Boro's Mark Crossley was the busier of the two keepers although generally the home team's efforts were from long range and his saves were routine stuff apart from one full length block.
In the first half there was a spectacular full length block from Maynard immediately after he fumbled away an awkwardly bouncing Woolford strike.
proposed FlexList based on authenticated skiplist for PDP, which achieved variable block size updates instead of fixed length blocks.
Different length blocks can be mixed to further vary the look.
We assume that the system consists of two processors working in parallel: a CPU dedicated to processing blocks in buffers and a disk controller dedicated to reading fixed length blocks from the disk.
VBF is not limited to writing small, fixed length blocks and gains performance advantages directly from the system's microprocessor.