a fixed railroad signal governing the movements of trains entering and using a given section of track.
Europe Revised Irvin S. Cobb
State of the Union Addresses of Theodore Roosevelt Theodore Roosevelt
The Army Mule and Other War Sketches Henry A. Castle
block-structured language Any programming language in which sections of source code contained within pairs of matching delimiters such as “” and “” (e.g. in C) or “begin” and “end” (e.g. Algol) are executed as a single unit. A block of code may be the body of a subroutine or function, or it may be controlled […]
noun printing from hand engraved or carved blocks of wood or linoleum Historical Examples Great Inventions and Discoveries Willis Duff Piercy Textiles and Clothing Kate Heintz Watson A history of China., [3d ed. rev. and enl.] Wolfram Eberhard Phyllis of Philistia Frank Frankfort Moore Clothing and Health Helen Kinne
block redundancy check
noun the selection of a corpus for statistical literary analysis by random selection of a starting point and consideration of the continuous passage following it Compare spread sampling