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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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a padded face plate, a bite block, tube holding mechanism and non-elastic head strap.
A bite block is used to protect the endoscope used in transoral gastrointestinal procedures and is required in all such procedures.
The Airway Bite Block has an oropharyngeal airway built into the bite block to assist patients with larger tongues or smaller throats, usually because of obesity, in breathing during an endoscopic procedure.
FDA Registration of standard and airway bite blocks (We believe that these are Class I, exempt devices which do not require FDA Approval)
9 Use of silastic bite blocks, sheets, rubber and gauze can be used as a splint for mouth opening and prevent secondary adhesions of raw areas.
Removable or fixed appliances with acrylic bite blocks incorporating magnets to intrude the molars have been used (11).
Born in poverty in Northumberland in 1879, his grandfather became an apprentice dentist mechanic by accident and spent his early career making bite blocks by warming sheet wax over a Bunsen burner and trying other people's dentures for fit.