- A flat-bottomed vessel, with a lip, used as a laboratory container
- A drinking vessel without a handle, sometimes for the use of children
- A mug
- Pottery made in the town of Balleek.
- A cookie.
- A small bread usually made with baking soda, similar in texture to a scone, but usually not sweet.
- A form of unglazed earthenware.
- (context, nautical) The "bread" formerly supplied to naval ships; made with very little water, kneaded into flat cakes and slowly baked; often infested with weevils.
- (colour) A light brown colour.
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- A substantial, often approximately cuboid, piece of any substance.
- A of ice.
- A of stone.
- A cuboid of wood, plastic or other material used as a base on which to cut something.
- Anne Boleyn placed her head on the and awaited her execution.
- A group of urban lots of property, several acres in extent, not crossed by public streets
- I'm going for a walk around the .
- A group of buildings in a city or town, demarcated by streets.
- A of flats.
- The distance from one street to another in a city that is built (approximately) to a grid pattern.
- The place you are looking for is two long blocks east and one short north.
- (slang) The human head.
- I'll knock your off.
- A set of sheets (of paper) joined together at one end.
- A of 100 tickets.
- (computing) A logical data storage unit containing one ore more physical sector, sectors (see cluster).
- (context, rigging) A case with one or more sheaves/pulleys, used with ropes to increase or redirect force, for example, as part of the rigging of a sailing ship.
- (chemistry) A portion of a macromolecule, comprising many units, that has at least one feature not present in adjacent portions.
- Something that prevents something from passing (see blockage).
- There's a in the pipe that means the water can't get through.
- (sports) An action to interfere with the movement of an opposing player or of the object of play (ball, puck).
- (Cricket) A shot played by holding he bat vertically in the path of the ball, so that it loses momentum and drops to the ground.
- (volleyball) A defensive play by one or more players meant to deflect a spiked ball back to the hitter"s court.
- (transitive) To fill (something) so that it is not possible to pass.
- The pipe is blocked.
- (transitive) To prevent (something or someone) from passing.
- You're blocking the road - I can't get through.
- (transitive) To prevent (something from happening or someone from doing something).
- His plan to take over the business was blocked by the boss.
- (transitive) The act of impeding an opponent in sports.
- He blocked the basketball player's shot.
- The offensive lineman, offensive linemen tried to the blitz.
- (transitive, theater) To specify the positions and movements of the actors.
- It was very difficult to this scene convincingly.
- (transitive, Cricket) To hit with a block.
- (intransitive, Cricket) To play a block shot.
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- (chemistry) a narrow tube through which a jet of air is directed onto a flame; used in the analysis of minerals etc and in jewelry manufacture
- a weapon through which darts may be shot by blowing; a blowgun
- a long narrow pipe, rotated in the hands, upon which glassware is blown
- A craft used for transportation of goods, fishing, racing, recreational cruising, or military use on or in the water, propelled by oars or outboard motor or inboard motor or by wind.
- (context, poker slang) A full house
- To travel by boat.
- The physical structure of a human or animal seen as one single organism.
- I saw them walking from a distance, their bodies strangely angular in the dawn light.
- The fleshly or corporeal nature of a human, as opposed to the spirit or soul.
- The is driven by desires, but the soul is at peace.
- A corpse.
- Her was found at four o'clock, just two hours after the murder.
- The torso, the main structure of a human or animal frame excluding the extremity, extremities (limbs, head, tail).
- The boxer took a blow to the .
- The largest or most important part of anything, as distinct from its appendages or accessory, accessories.
- The bumpers and front tyres were ruined, but the of the car was in remarkable shape.
- (archaic) The section of a dress extending from the neck to the waist, excluding the arms.
- Penny was in the scullery, pressing the of her new dress.
- An organisation, company or other authoritative group.
- The local train operating company is the managing for this section of track.
- A group of men or people having a common purpose or opinion; a mass.
- I was escorted from the building by a of armed security guards.
- A unified collection of details, knowledge or information.
- We have now amassed a of evidence which points to one conclusion.
- Any physical object or material thing.
- All bodies are held together by internal forces.
- Substance; physical presence.
- We have given to what was just a vague idea.
- Comparative viscosity, solidity or substance (in wine, colours etc.).
- The rioja, sadly, lacked .
- (programming) The code of a subroutine, contrasted to its signature and parameters.W:Subroutine, W
- an English form of porcelain made from clay mixed with bone ash
- a heat-resistant glass made with the addition of boric oxide
- A roughly hemispherical container used to hold, mix or present food, such as salad, fruit or soup, or other items.
- As much as is held by a bowl.
- You can't have any more soup - you've had three bowls already.
- The ball rolled by players in the game of lawn bowls.
- (also pudding bowl or bowl cut) A haircut in which straight hair is cut at an even height around the edges, forming a bowl shape.
- A round crater (or similar) in the ground.
- The action of bowling a ball.
- (in plural bowls but used with a singular verb) The game of lawn bowls.
- (American football) an important annual game, such as the Orange Bowl, the Rose Bowl, or the Superbowl
- (transitive) To roll or throw (a ball) in the correct manner in cricket and similar games and sports.
- (intransitive) To throw the ball (in cricket and similar games and sports).