block capitals

noun

Definition of block capitals

British
:capital letters
  • The message was written in block capitals.

Word by Word Definitions

block play
  1. : a compact usually solid piece of substantial material especially when worked or altered to serve a particular purpose : such as

  2. : the piece of wood on which the neck of a person condemned to be beheaded is laid for execution

  3. : a mold or form on which articles are shaped or displayed

  1. : to make unsuitable for passage or progress by obstruction

  2. : blockade

  3. : to hinder the passage, progress, or accomplishment of by or as if by interposing an obstruction

capital play capitals
  1. : the uppermost member of a column or pilaster crowning the shaft and taking the weight of the entablature — see column illustration

  1. : of or conforming to the series A, B, C, etc. rather than a, b, c, etc.

  2. : punishable by death

  3. : involving execution

  1. : a stock of accumulated goods especially at a specified time and in contrast to income received during a specified period

  2. : accumulated goods devoted to the production of other goods

  3. : accumulated possessions calculated to bring in income


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