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dead block[′ded ‚bläk]
A device placed on the ends of railroad passenger cars to absorb the shock of impacts.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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