Cat block

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Cat block (Naut) a heavy iron-strapped block with a large hook, part of the tackle used in drawing an anchor up to the cathead.
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Usage

In literature:

The cat-fall rove through the sheaves, and the cat-block furnish the cat-purchase.
"The Sailor's Word-Book" by William Henry Smyth
The Cat lived in the house which his master had built, as rudely as a child's block-house, but stanchly enough.
"Lords of the Housetops" by Various
Shattered as were the bows of the wreck, he had succeeded in saving the two cat-heads with their three pulley-blocks.
"Toilers of the Sea" by Victor Hugo
The children invented a queer sort of game, something like "shinny," and used a dried-up cat's head as block.
"Tramping with Tramps" by Josiah Flynt
Overhaul down the cat-block and hook it to the ring of the anchor.
"The Seaman's Friend" by Richard Henry Dana
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In news:

There's a new cat on the block.
Eastern Block performs "Cat Call Kids" off their upcoming album for Lightning 100?s 615 sessions at Marathon Recorders.
Writer's Block: Cat chat with Kyle Tucker.
Adult Male Black Cat - 800 Block of 2nd Ave, Altoona.
ATHENS — Sammi Webster delivered the block heard 'round the gym on Saturday afternoon, preserving Concord University's late lead and helping the Lady Lions beat the Mountain Cats of Pitt-Johnstown 60-57.
Getting the cat back inside can be a huge undertaking - whether it likes to climb around other people's fire escapes, prefers the roof five buildings down, or enjoys lounging in a backyard three blocks away.
During recent Waco City Council meetings, officials with various animal rescue groups have voiced strong concerns that their access to dogs and cats at the animal shelter might be hindered or blocked.
I proposed to the owner that she host a workshop on reading cats' paws the day after my reading for Opening Palms at the bookstore up the block.
Eastern Block Eastern Block's Picks: Eastern Block- Cat Call Kids The Rouge- Pressure.
I'm used to seeing Dogs and Cats running around my neighborhood in Rochester, NY but since coming to Buffalo there a new "kid on the block" SKUNKS .
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In science:

Chang, H., Qian, J. and Ying, Z. (2001). a-stratified multistage CAT with b-blocking.
Nonlinear sequential designs for logistic item response theory models with applications to computerized adaptive tests
Yi, Q. and Chang, H. (2003). a-stratified multistage CAT design with content-blocking.
Nonlinear sequential designs for logistic item response theory models with applications to computerized adaptive tests
A significat number of data blocks must share location.
Managing Communication Latency-Hiding at Runtime for Parallel Programming Languages and Libraries
For instance, if N requires not gates on each qubit in the code, we perform controlled-controlled-not gates instead, using the kth qubits of the inner and outer cat states as controls for the kth qubit in the block.
Quantum Teleportation is a Universal Computational Primitive
This is true, in fact: an error in a single qubit of the inner or outer cat states can only propagate to the corresponding qubit in the data block.
Quantum Teleportation is a Universal Computational Primitive
To prevent a repetition of any problem that may have occurred in the first trial, we perform an error correction operation on the code block, and reverify the outer cat state, correcting any mistakes we see in that state.
Quantum Teleportation is a Universal Computational Primitive
Assuming no errors, when the outer cat state is 0, the inner qubits are all in the state |0i as well, and the data block is in the state |φi.
Quantum Teleportation is a Universal Computational Primitive
As we noted before, a single error during any trial propagates to at most one qubit in the data block. A single qubit error in the outer cat state or the data block will ruin an inner measurement trial, but will not survive the subsequent verification and error correction step, so it only ruins the one set.
Quantum Teleportation is a Universal Computational Primitive
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