subblock

noun sub·block \ ˈsəb-ˌbläk \
variants: or sub-block
Updated on: 28 Feb 2018

Definition of subblock

plural subblocks or sub-blocks
: a block that is a subdivision of a larger block: such as
a : a functional subdivision of a building or part of a building
b : a subdivision of a quantity, number, or section of things dealt with as a unit
  • a sub-block of data

First Known Use of subblock

1857

in the meaning defined above

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