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Block

Large quantity of stock or large dollar amount of bonds held or traded. As a rule of thumb, 10,000 shares or more of stock and $200,000 or more worth of bonds would be described as a block.

Block

An exceptionally large amount or value of securities. While there is no specific definition of how many shares constitute a block, most people using the term refer to holding or trading more than 10,000 shares and/or shares worth more than $200,000. Almost invariably, trades of this magnitude involve institutional investors. See also: Block trade, Secondary issue.

block

A large amount of a security, usually 10,000 shares or more.

block

An area bounded by perimeter streets.Many subdivision descriptions employ a subdivision name,and then a block number and a lot number to identify particular properties.The numbers are assigned when the subdivision developer files its plat plan with local authorities.

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Control the mid-sagittal plane by using the light to align the bridge of the nose with the center of the bite block.
Success with patients who require special care should be measured on a small scale; introducing a bite block to the caregiver of a patient with cerebral palsy, for example.
The new design features a more stable bite block and provides additional suction capacity behind the bite block itself, assuring saliva does not pool behind the mouthpiece.
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The LMA-Supreme (S-LMA) is a relatively new supraglottic airway device that presents combined features of the LMA-ProSeal (high seal cuff, gastric access and bite block to facilitate ventilation, airway protection and airway obstruction, respectively), the LMA-Fastrach (fixed curve tube and guiding handle--to facilitate insertion and fixation) and the LMA Unique (single-use--prevention of disease transmission).