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English definition of “woodblock”

woodblock

noun [C]     /ˈwʊd.blɒk/ US  /-blɑːk/
a piece of wood on which a pattern is cut that is used for printing: She designs her own fabrics using woodblocks and stencils to create patterns on the material.Painting and drawing materials UK one of a set of small, flat pieces of wood that are used to make a wooden floor: a woodblock floor → See also parquetFloors and parts of floors
(Definition of woodblock noun from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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