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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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It is not unusual for a long term weeping blockage to have over two pipe sections holding materials that will need cleaning.
The drain auger has a handle that rotates the head of the flexible wire, breaking up any blockage.
Look for blockages in the breather hose and hydraulic cylinder supply.
Although these properties are well established for many elements and materials at room temperature, it is difficult to speculate on the effects of an electromagnetic field on the formation of the blockage residue.
This randomized, multi-center study enrolled patients who had been previously treated with coronary angioplasty or implanted with a coronary stent, as well as patients with first time blockages.
Now, I can dissolve the clot with drugs like TPA, but we're back to the blockage that was there just minutes before the clot.
The Petition was received in February 2016 about the constant blockages of sewerages in and around Greenfields, Katlehong.
Blockage of strategic roads not only negatively impacts political, but also economic situation in the country.
If you notice that water's falling sharply from one place in the gutter, this usually indicates a blockage.
Blockage in one of your coronary arteries, the vital pipelines that provide blood to your heart, can lead to chest pain or worse, a heart attack, if the blockage is so severe that blood flow actually fails to supply the organ tissue.
Unfortunately, this proved to be a difficult blockage and we were unable to clear it immediately.
Some M45 masks have been found to have a blockage in their outlet valve housings that prevents a soldier from getting water through the drink tube.