Last modified on 29 May 2014, at 11:52

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.