English - Sinhala Dictionary

සිංහල යතුරු පුවරුව


  • (American football) the act of obstructing someone''s path with your body; "he threw a rolling Block into the line backer"
  • a platform from which an auctioneer sells; "they put their paintings on the Block"
  • a solid piece of something (usually having flat rectangular sides); "the pyramids were built with large stone Blocks"
  • housing in a large building that is divided into separate units; "there is a Block of classrooms in the west wing"
  • an obstruction in a pipe or tube; "we had to call a plumber to clear out the Blockage in the drainpipe"
  • a metal casting containing the cylinders and cooling ducts of an engine; "the engine had to be replaced because the Block was cracked"
  • a simple machine consisting of a wheel with a groove in which a rope can run to change the direction or point of application of a force applied to the rope
  • an inability to remember or think of something you normally can do; often caused by emotional tension; "I knew his name perfectly well but I had a temporary Block"
  • a number or quantity of related things dealt with as a unit; "he reserved a large Block of seats"; "he held a large Block of the company''s stock"
  • a rectangular area in a city surrounded by streets and usually containing several buildings; "he lives in the next Block"
  • (computer science) a sector or group of sectors that function as the smallest data unit permitted; "since Blocks are often defined as a single sector, the terms `Block'' and `sector'' are sometimes used interchangeably"
  • a three-dimensional shape with six square or rectangular sides
  • prohibit the conversion or use of (assets); "Blocked funds"; "Freeze the assets of this hostile government"
  • shape into a Block or Blocks; "Block the graphs so one can see the results clearly"
  • shape by using a Block; "Block a hat"; "Block a garment"
  • be unable to remember; "I''m drawing a blank"; "You are Blocking the name of your first wife!"
  • interfere with or prevent the reception of signals; "Jam the Voice of America"; "Block the signals emitted by this station"
  • impede the movement of (an opponent or a ball); "Block an attack"
  • support, secure, or raise with a Block; "Block a plate for printing"; "Block the wheels of a car"
  • Block passage through; "obstruct the path"
  • render unsuitable for passage; "Block the way"; "barricade the streets"; "stop the busy road"
  • obstruct; "My nose is all stuffed"; "Her arteries are Blocked"
  • stamp or emboss a title or design on a book with a Block; "Block the book cover"
  • shut out from view or get in the way so as to hide from sight; "The thick curtain Blocked the action on the stage"; "The trees obstruct my view of the mountains"
  • interrupt the normal function of by means of anesthesia; "Block a nerve"; "Block a muscle"
  • run on a Block system; "Block trains"
  • hinder or prevent the progress or accomplishment of; "His brother Blocked him at every turn"
  • stop from happening or developing; "Block his election"; "Halt the process"

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