city block


city block
   see block.

Dictionary of units of measurement. 2015.

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  • City block — For other uses, see City block (disambiguation). Diagram of an example of a rectangular city block as seen from above, surrounded by streets. The block is divided into lots which were numbered by the developer as shown in red here and as shown in …   Wikipedia

  • city block — noun a) The smallest part of a town enclosed by streets. The store is huge, occupying an entire city block. b) The distance from one street to the next. A city block in Lawrence is generally 1/12 of a mile East West or 1/8 of a mile North South …   Wiktionary

  • city block — noun a rectangular area in a city surrounded by streets and usually containing several buildings he lives in the next block • Syn: ↑block • Hypernyms: ↑area, ↑country …   Useful english dictionary

  • city block — n. rectangle space surrounded by streets (usually of a larger size than a suburban block) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • city block — See block …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • City Block (Judge Dredd) — City Blocks are a part of the fictional universe recounted in the Judge Dredd series that appears in the UK comic book 2000 AD .OverviewAlso known as starscrapers or stratoscrapers (compare skyscraper), they are the most common form of mass… …   Wikipedia

  • City block (disambiguation) — City block may refer to: City block, an area of a city surrounded by streets City Block (Judge Dredd), a part of the fictional universe recounted in the Judge Dredd Taxicab geometry or city block distance, a special case of the Minkowski distance …   Wikipedia

  • City-Block-Distanz — Die Linien in rot, blau und gelb sind drei Beispiele für die Manhattan Distanz zwischen den zwei schwarzen Punkten (je 12 Einheiten lang); die grüne Linie stellt zum Vergleich den Euklidischen Abstand dar, der eine Länge von 6·√2 ≈ 8,5 hat. Die… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Block — (bl[o^]k), n. [OE. blok; cf. F. bloc (fr. OHG.), D. & Dan. blok, Sw. & G. block, OHG. bloch. There is also an OHG. bloch, biloh; bi by + the same root as that of E. lock. Cf. {Block}, v. t., {Blockade}, and see {Lock}.] [1913 Webster] 1. A piece… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Block printing — Block Block (bl[o^]k), n. [OE. blok; cf. F. bloc (fr. OHG.), D. & Dan. blok, Sw. & G. block, OHG. bloch. There is also an OHG. bloch, biloh; bi by + the same root as that of E. lock. Cf. {Block}, v. t., {Blockade}, and see {Lock}.] [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English


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