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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
See also: arrest, balk, ban, bar, barrier, bind, blockade, bulk, censorship, check, clog, condemn, constrain, constrict, contain, damper, deadlock, debar, defeat, delay, deter, deterrence, deterrent, disadvantage, disqualify, encumber, enjoin, exclude, forbid, halt, hamper, hinder, hold up, impasse, impede, impediment, inhibit, interdict, interfere, interpose, interruption, keep, kill, land, limitation, lock, obstacle, obstruct, obstruction, obturate, occlude, oppose, parcel, parry, plot, preclude, prevent, procrastinate, prohibit, prohibition, real estate, resist, restrain, section, shut, stall, stave, stay, stem, stifle, stop, strangle, toll, vicinity, withhold, withstand
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The study also revealed that even long-term use or subtypes of beta blockers showed no reduction of colorectal cancer risk.
Once satisfactory placement was achieved, the endobronchial cuff of the double-lumen tube or endobronchial blocker cuff was deflated and patients were turned to the lateral decubitus position.
Here the blockers situate themselves in the area that they believe is the most likely spot the attackers will spike into.
You're never too old to get started," Blocker stresses.
This kind of step will also enable the blocker to pick up a blitzing linebacker or stunting lineman entering the blocker's inside gap, as well as put him on a path to block a linebacker inside of them.
2] blockers at night only on an as-needed basis to control nocturnal acid breakthrough.
StabilBlot Casein TBS Blocker (for blocking needs sensitive to phosphates)
While the weaker blockers on the front side may also get beat, the QB will be able to see the rushers coming and avoid them or protect himself.
A gap is the space between two blockers or the space between an outside blocker and the sideline.
In one pilot test with two gaming blogs run by GamerNet Media Group, a study of user behavior of 10,000 random ad-blocker users showed that, given the choices, 32 percent of users were willing to turn off their ad blockers, 13 percent paid for content and 21 percent agreed to watch alternative advertisements.
I would lean towards using an ACE-inhibitor/ARB or calcium channel blocker, especially if you are still doing marathons.
DELAYED discharge patients are taking up 430 beds in Dublin hospitals, forcing the bed blocker issue to crisis point.