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Block or blocked may refer to:

Arts, entertainment and media[edit]


  • Block programming, the result of a programming strategy in broadcasting
  • W242BX, a radio station licensed to Greenville, South Carolina, United States known as 96.3 the Block
  • WFNZ-FM, a radio station licensed to Harrisburg, North Carolina, United States, branded as 92.7 The Block
  • Blocked (The Flash), an episode of the television series The Flash



  • Toy block, one of a set of wooden or plastic pieces, of various shapes
  • Unit block, a type of standardized wooden toy block for children

Video game[edit]

Building and construction[edit]

Land subdivisions[edit]


United States[edit]

Science and technology[edit]



  • Engine block and cylinder block, the main part of an internal combustion engine
  • Block (sailing), a single or multiple pulley used on sailboats


  • Nerve block, or regional nerve blockade, any deliberate interruption of signals traveling along a nerve, often for the purpose of pain relief
    • Local anesthetic nerve block (sometimes referred to as simply "nerve block"), a short-term block
    • Nerve block, the deliberate temporary degeneration of nerve fibers to produce a block that may persist for weeks, months, or indefinitely
    • Neurectomy, the cutting through or removal of a nerve or a section of a nerve, which usually produces a permanent block
  • Third-degree atrioventricular block (AV block), a medical condition





Other uses[edit]

  • Block letters (also known as printscript, manuscript, print writing, or ball and stick in academics), a sans-serif (or "Gothic") style of writing
  • Block party (also known as street party), a community social event
  • Block scheduling, a type of academic scheduling
  • Hat block, or block shaper, a wooden block carved into the shape of a hat by a craftsman
  • Postage stamp block, an attached group of postage stamps

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