block signal



a fixed railroad signal governing the movements of trains entering and using a given section of track.

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Origin of block signal

First recorded in 1880–85

Related formsblock signaling, noun Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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