Some articles on block, blocks:
... Luminance block partition of 16 x 16(MPEG-2), 16 x 8, 8 x 16, 8 x 8 ... Last case allows divide the block in new blocks of 4 x 8, 8 x 4, 4 x 4 ... The frame to be coded is divided in block of equal size as some blocks shown in the picture above ...
... The Unicode block for Georgian is U+10A0.. ... The Unicode block for Georgian Supplement is U+2D00.. ...
... Sculptures are generally carved from blocks of ice and these blocks must be carefully selected to be suitable for the sculptor's purposes and should be free of undesired impurities ... of impurities and therefore are able to produce the clear blocks of ice that are favored by ice carvers ... However, not all blocks that are carved are clear ice ...
... Family Influence Blocks a contract ... Mob Power Blocks a contract and places one of the attacker's mobsters on the hit list instead ... Safe House Blocks Vendetta ...
... star out into interstellar space where the water condensed and froze into giant blocks of ice ... A ring of such blocks formed, which we now call the Milky Way, as well as a number of solar systems among which was our own, but with many more planets ... which cause the planets to slowly spiral inwards, along with ice blocks ...
Famous quotes related to blocks:
“The Bible and the Church have been the greatest stumbling blocks in the way of womens emancipation.”
—Elizabeth Cady Stanton (18151902)
“Good blocks of oak it was I split,
As large around as the chopping block;
And every piece I squarely hit
Fell splinterless as a cloven rock.”
—Robert Frost (18741963)
“In any case, raw aggression is thought to be the peculiar province of men, as nurturing is the peculiar province of women.... The psychologist Erik Erikson discovered that, while little girls playing with blocks generally create pleasant interior spaces and attractive entrances, little boys are inclined to pile up the blocks as high as they can and then watch them fall down: the contemplation of ruins, Erikson observes, is a masculine specialty.”
—Joyce Carol Oates (b. 1938)
“The quest for certainty blocks the search for meaning. Uncertainty is the very condition to impel man to unfold his powers.”
—Erich Fromm (19001980)
“The vast silence of Buddha overtakes
and overrules the oncoming roar
of tragic life that fills alleys and avenues;
it blocks the way of pedicabs, police, convoys.”
—Denise Levertov (b. 1923)