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Block off   /blɑk ɔf/   Listen
Block off

Obstruct access to.  Synonym: blockade.
Render unsuitable for passage.  Synonyms: bar, barricade, block, block up, blockade, stop.  "Barricade the streets" , "Stop the busy road"
Block off the passage through.  Synonyms: close off, shut off.

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"Block off" Quotes from Famous Books

... counterbore centers the block. The dowel-pins steer the key into the key-way across the end of the shaft, and the key compels the block to turn with the shaft. There is also a threaded hole in the under side of the top block. This is for the introduction of a screw which is used to pull the top block off the end of the shaft. If taken off at all it must be pulled, for the dowel-pins, key and counterbore are close fits. Two long bolts with threads the whole length are used if it becomes necessary to take down the step or other parts of the bottom of the machine. Two of the bolts holding ...
— Steam Turbines - A Book of Instruction for the Adjustment and Operation of - the Principal Types of this Class of Prime Movers • Hubert E. Collins

Words linked to "Block off" :   shut off, close, impede, close off, occlude, close up, jam, obturate, obstruct

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