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Block

A segment of a town or city surrounded by streets and avenues on at least three sides and usually occupied by buildings, though it may be composed solely of vacant lots. The section of a city enclosed by streets that is described by a map which indicates how a portion of land will be subdivided.

block

verb arrest, avert, ban, bar, barricade, blockade, bridle, check, choke, clog, close, cohibit, constrict, cramp, curb, dam, debar, delay, encumber, estop, exclude, fend off, forbid, foreclose, frustrate, halt, hamper, hinder, hobble, intercept, interdict, interfere with, jam, leave out, limit, obstruct, occlude, oppose, parry, plug up, preclude, prevent, prohibit, proscribe, repulse, restrain, restrict, retard, shut off, shut up, snag, stall, stand in the way, stay, stem, stop, stop up, thwart, trammel, wall up
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Peak sensory block level achieved was also much higher in tramadol group.
Sharma said that with a vision that no cultural talent or heritage should remain unattended and if it is talent, it should be nurtured and if it is a heritage, it should be conserved and used as an icon to learn from the past, and also to propagate our cultural talent across all boundaries, the Ministry of Culture has planned to hold talent hunt competitions with various rounds from Block level to National level.
The main objective of the programme is to recognise innovative ideas and practices adopted by district and block level education officers for effective management of the educational administrative system at district and block levels that ensure development and improved performances of schools.
If so, was it a block level or file level transfer?
By using a flexible architecture that can be customized for applicable markets, the system can monitor quality at the macro block level through comparison among different formats, such as HDTV, SDTV, SDI & analog TV and is ideal for live on-air systems including cable, terrestrial and mobile broadcasting applications.
The PWD Minister revealed that out of these overall 48 veterinary hospitals, the department will construct 14 sites at Tehsil level whilst 34 will be built at Block level.
Like the virtualization engine, Storage Tank is designed to improve capacity use through central management of all file system data and unify it with the block level data on the SAN.
It greatly reduces storage system complexities and simplifies designs of file level and block level storage appliances, intelligent switch implementations, high-end and mid-range RAID arrays, and intelligent host adapters and storage blades.
File virtualization (which can work in DAS and NAS as well as SAN), provides a virtual file system layer between files and block level storage.
The first product in the Platform -- the SoCFIT(TM) software solution -- analyzes the soft error risk of a system-on-chip (SoC) at full chip and block level, giving designers insight into which blocks may be the major contributors to the over all soft error rate (SER), and enabling them to perform trade-off analyses between various design elements to meet their targets.
Host software centrally manages security and locking through to the block level by managing allocations, authorizations, authentications, and locks.