Block height (区块高度)

Block height (区块高度 qū kuài gāo dù) refers to the number of blocks preceding the particular block in the blockchain. Also see: block.

Part 1: Breakdown of Words

  • Block” (区块 qū kuài) derives from:
    • ” as in “free trade area” (自贸区 zì mào qū) and “dining area” (用餐区 yòng cān qū).
    • ” as in “woodblock” (木块 mù kuài), “brick” (砖块 zhuān kuài), or “broken pieces” (碎块 suì kuài).
  • “Height” (高度 gāo dù) as in “body height and weight” (身高和体重 shēn gāo hè tǐ zhòng), and “Height” (高度 gāo dù) derives from:
    • ” (gāo) as in “body height” (身高 shēn gāo), “expensive” (高昂 gāo áng), or “climax” (高潮 gāo cháo).
    • ” (dù) as in “measure” (度量 dù liáng), “temperature” (温度 wēn dù), or “spend the holiday” (度假 dù jià).
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