1. American editorial cartoonist whose witty works have appeared in the Washington Post and more than 200 other papers nationwide. He won a Pulitzer Prize in 1942 and in 1954.
布洛克，赫伯特·劳伦斯：(生于 1909) 美国卡通片制作者，优秀作品曾见诸华盛顿邮报 及遍布全国的200多家报纸。他获得了1942年和1954年的普利策奖
n.Abbr. blk（名词）缩写 blk
1. A solid piece of a hard substance, such as wood, having one or more flat sides.
2. Such a piece used as a construction member or as a support.
3. Such a piece upon which chopping or cutting is done:
a butcher's block.
4. Such a piece upon which persons are beheaded.
5. A small wooden or plastic cube used as a building toy:
a set of blocks.
6. Printing A large amount of text.
7. Sports A starting block.
8. A stand from which articles are displayed and sold at an auction:
Many priceless antiques went on the block.
9. A mold or form on which an item is shaped or displayed:
a hat block.
10. A substance, such as wood or stone, that has been prepared for engraving.
11. A pulley or a system of pulleys set in a casing.
12. An engine block.
13. A bloc.
14. A set of like items, such as shares of stock, sold or handled as a unit.
15. A group of four or more unseparated postage stamps forming a rectangle.
16. Canadian A group of townships in an unsurveyed area.
17. A usually rectangular section of a city or town bounded on each side by consecutive streets.
18. A segment of a street bounded by consecutive cross streets and including its buildings and inhabitants.
19. A large building divided into separate units, such as apartments.
20. A length of railroad track controlled by signals.
21. The act of obstructing.
22. Something that obstructs; an obstacle.
23. Sports An act of bodily obstruction, as of a player or ball.
24. Football Legal interference with an opposing player to clear the path of the ball carrier.
25. Medicine Interruption, especially obstruction, of a normal physiological function:
26. Psychology Sudden cessation of speech or a thought process without an immediate observable cause, sometimes considered a consequence of repression.
27. Slang The human head:
threatened to knock my block off.
28. A blockhead.
29. To shape into a block or blocks.
30. To support, strengthen, or retain in place by means of a block.
31. To shape, mold, or form with or on a block:
block a hat.
32. To stop or impede the passage of or movement through; obstruct:
33. To shut out from view:
a curtain blocking the stage.
34. To indicate broadly without great detail; sketch:
block out a plan of action.
35. Sports To impede the movement of (an opponent or the ball) by physical interference.
36. Medicine To interrupt the proper functioning of (a nervous, muscular, or other physiological process), especially by the use of anesthesia.
37. Psychology To fail to remember.
38. To run (trains) on a block system.
39. Sports To obstruct the movement of an opponent.
40. From a starting position, as in a race or contest:
The company has in the past been slow out of the blocks to adapt to consumer tastes.
41. Middle English blok
42. from Old French
43. from Middle Dutch
44. The central meaning shared by these verbs is “to cut off from sight”:
trees that block the view;
a road hidden by brush;
mist that obscures the mountain peak;
skyscrapers obstructing the sky;
a fence that screens the alley;