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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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This will help the blocker get inside a head-up defender or get his head across a man lined up inside of him on the LOS.
2] blockers at night only on an as-needed basis to control nocturnal acid breakthrough.
The hands (palms) are extended with the arms nearly locked out, and the blockers give ground grudgingly as they retreat.
Beta blockers are not typically used as a first line treatment for high blood pressure, and there is some evidence (Journal of the American College of Cardiology, Sept.
After 6 months, 5 percent of the participants taking an NSAID and the acid blocker had developed an ulcer, compared with 12 percent of those getting an NSAID and a placebo, Scheiman reported at a meeting of the American College of Gastroenterology in Baltimore last month.
A gap is the space between two blockers or the space between an outside blocker and the sideline.
The addition of Hupp, coupled with the arrival of 6-foot sophomore middle blocker Nicole Gurr from the junior varsity, will give the Spirits much-needed height.
Researchers at Penn State found that melanoma patients who received immunotherapy while taking a specific type of beta blocker lived longer than patients who received immunotherapy alone.