Definitions for "Block statement"
a basic syntactic component of block-structured languages
A block statement is a single statement that may contain a sequence of statements. It may also include a declarative part, and exception handlers; their effects are local to the block statement.
A group of data definitions, declarations, and statements that appear between a left brace { and a right brace } that are processed as a unit. IBM.
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Another term for a block.