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Block Out

1. In broadcasting, time that ordinarily would be available for sale to advertisers but is not because of a public service announcement, government speech or other reason.

2. In photography, a portion of a picture that one covers over and re-photographs. This may be used in advertising.
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EA said that Tetris Blockout features three different play modes, classic Marathon, 20 Planes and race-the-clock Ultra.
According to Nielsen Mobile, Tetris was the most downloaded mobile game in 2007, and Tetris Blockout will continue the legacy as the newest addition to EA's robust lineup of Tetris titles, which includes Tetris, a multiplayer version of Tetris, and Tetris[R] Mania.
Depending on the success of casting the WIM blockouts into the panels, other unique applications may be possible down the road.
He asked for support from admixture supplier Master Builders in designing a concrete mix, and they worked with Hanson personnel to produce SCC that filled completely around the blockouts for windows and doors, and provided proper cover for the reinforcement without any internal or external vibration.
Working with a small crew of about three helpers, Johnson tackles step one, which is to build the 2X framing blockouts for doors, windows, and other penetrations.
The blockouts for the sign, vending stations and access door were especially challenging; they required the form pieces to be modeled in Autodesk Inventor to create the complex steel patterns that would produce precisely sized openings.
During precasting, blockouts are used so that there is no concrete over the grid in the areas that will be over floorbeams and stringers.
0 user interface and a powerful rules-based Purchasing system that will deliver significant benefits and cost savings to the YM organization managing Blockouts and Purchase Orders.
Our blockouts were absolutely horrible against Arizona,'' Howland said.
For example, the research team thought chamfered [grooved] blockouts would help the rail go under and capture the car better.
Quick-setting, non-shrink grout was selected for shear connector blockouts and haunches, while Silikal polymer concrete (Sika Corporation, Lyndhurst, New Jersey) was specified for the joints between the precast panels.