offset block

offset block

A concrete masonry unit which is not rectangular; usually used as a corner block to maintain the masonry pattern on the exposed face of a single-withe wall whose thickness is less than half the length of the unit.
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The Phase/Frequency Offset block applies phase and frequency offsets to an incoming signal.
As part of the commitment to the environment and to encourage participation in the carbon offset program, Duke Energy will match the first $4 carbon offset block purchased by each customer through 2009.
The Khalda Offset block, with Apache as operator, contains gas which the US company has developed and linked to the KPC system.
As part of its commitment to the environment and to encourage participation in the carbon offset program, Duke Energy Carolinas will match the first carbon offset block purchased by customers from NC GreenPower up to $1 million through 2009.
The Khalda Offset block, with Apache as operator, also contains gas which the US company is developing with a link to the KPC system.
Additionally MOXY plans to drill an exploratory well on an offset block, West Cameron Block 617, during the first quarter of 1998.
The Khalda Offset block, with Repsol as operator, also contains gas which the Spanish major is to develop and link to the KPC system.
holds the remaining 25-percent interest in Garden Banks Block 783 and two offset blocks, Garden Banks 740 and 784.