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.
4 Referring to Diagram IV, join units and Flying Geese as shown to make a block. Repeat steps 1-4 to make 16 blocks total.
Sew 12 matching unit 1's and 4 matching unit 2's together as shown to make a block. Make 18 blocks total.
Combine the palette with a block full of movement and you can almost feel the cold chill in the air!
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.
Similarly, referring to Diagram Vl-B, join units, white A's, and a Nine-Patch, to make a block Z.
Trim the G's and H's even with the purple I's to complete a block Y.
A Senate education committee narrowly approved a proposal to link federal funding for career and technical education to a block grant pilot program.
To make triangle-squares in sets of 4 for the corners of a block like the ones in Merrymaking, stitch each pair of patches together on opposite diagonals, making sure you are orienting the directional fabric the same way (Photo D).
Sew 4 matching unit 1's together as shown to make a block Y.