block length

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1 See block (def. 1).

2 The input word length, k, of an (n, k) block code. The term is also applied to the codeword length, n, of an (n, k) block code.

3 The input word length (i.e. the extension of the source) used in a variable-length code.

Subjects: Computing.

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