blockee

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

block +‎ -ee

NounEdit

blockee (plural blockees)

  1. (rare) One who, or that which, is blocked.
    • 1992, Jane Dentinger, Dead Pan
      O'Roarke thought Gabby's observation was fairly accurate, more accurate than she intended since she, herself, was also among the blockees.
    • 2003, Thomas Kyte, Effective Oracle by design
      This is an artificial deadlock situation, where the blocker cannot free the blockees, since the blockees have all of the shared servers tied up.
Last modified on 17 June 2013, at 21:27