What does building block mean?

Definitions for building block

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word building block.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. unit, building block(noun)

    a single undivided natural thing occurring in the composition of something else

    "units of nucleic acids"

  2. building block(noun)

    a block of material used in construction work


  1. building block(Noun)

    A component that is part of a larger construction.

  2. building block(Noun)

    A block made of wood or plastic that is used as a children's toy.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of building block in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of building block in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Hilal Khashan:

    If the Moscow 1 conference is held, it will be a positive indication but will not lead to a rapid solution in Syria, it could be the first building block.

  2. Mark Fishman:

    This alliance is another building block in our strategy to develop a portfolio of programs that we believe will lead the next wave of immuno-oncology medicines.

  3. Frank Zappa:

    Some scientists claim that hydrogen, because it is so plentiful, is the basic building block of the universe. I dispute that. I say that there is more stupidity than hydrogen, and that is the basic building block of the universe.

  4. Andreas Essig:

    Now copsin kills bacteria by binding to an essential cell wall building block, the cell wall you can consider like the achilles heel of bacteria, so when you disrupt the cell wall synthesis bacteria usually dies rapidly. The binding pattern of copsin on this building block is very unique and therefore copsin is active against bacteria resistant to conventional antibiotics.

Images & Illustrations of building block

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Translations for building block

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

  • Bauklotz, Baustein, SpielbausteinGerman
  • بلوک ساختمانPersian
  • rakennusosa, rakennuspalikkaFinnish
  • кубик, строительный блокRussian
  • yapı taşıTurkish

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