slip block

slip block

[′slip ‚bläk]
(geology)
A separate rock mass that has slid away from its original position and come to rest down the slope without undergoing much deformation.
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He has strength and power at the point of attack, uses his hands to shed quickly and knows how to avoid or slip blocks. He has the range to make plays sideline to sideline, and he does.
In April last year, a landslide blocked the road for a week and in July another slip blocked it for four days.