Step Block

Business / Machine Shop / Step Block: A fixture designed like a series step to provide support at various heights required for setups.

Other Words for Block

Block Noun Synonyms: piece, chunk, hunk, lump, slab, stump, brick, cube
Block Verb Synonyms: obstruct, close off, barricade, bar, shut off, hinder, hamper, balk, impede, prevent
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Other Words for Step

Step Noun Synonyms: footfall, footstep, tread
Step Verb Synonyms: movement, move
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Shallow Space Blocking

Technology / Television (TV) / Shallow Space Blocking: A type of blocking associated with multiple-camera, studio set productions, where, due to the shallow sets, the actors mostly move side-to-side, rather than up-and-back. MORE

Shear Block

Business / Construction / Shear Block: Plywood that is face nailed to short (2 X 4's or 2 X 6's) wall studs (above a door or window, for example). This is done to prevent the wall from sliding and collapsing. MORE

Ross, Stephen

Business / Finance / Ross, Stephen: Developer of the Arbitrage Pricing Theory. Finance professor at MIT. MORE

Rocker Step

Entertainment / Basketball / Rocker Step: An offensive move consisting of a jab step followed by a step backward; the player can either shoot or drive, depending on the movement of the defender. MORE

Road Blocking

Technology / Television (TV) / Road Blocking: The scheduling of a brand's commercial at approximately the same time on all networks, or all stations in a given market. MORE

Single-Step Income Statement

Business / Accounting / Single-Step Income Statement: An income statement where all the revenues are shown as a single total rather than being split up into different types of revenue (this is the most common format for very small businesses). See Profit MORE

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