autoblock

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

auto- +‎ block.

Noun[edit]

autoblock (usually uncountable, plural autoblocks)

  1. (climbing) A technique used in rappelling and ascending, with a friction hitch around the climbing rope.
  2. (computing) (An) automatic blocking (inhibition of a feature etc.).
    • 2004, TechRepublic, IT security survival guide
      From the online vendor documentation, we determined that this version of the WatchGuard Firebox enabled an autoblock feature by default.

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Verb[edit]

autoblock (third-person singular simple present autoblocks, present participle autoblocking, simple past and past participle autoblocked)

  1. (climbing) To use the autoblock technique.
  2. (computing) To automatically block.