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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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If, however, a law enforcement agency decides to use call blocking in any of its forms, investigators must be careful to ensure that it is attached properly.
Move the box off the net to add depth-of-set reality and, finally, move to blocking live attackers.
As stated earlier, blocking is an aggressive skill.
He uses the same blocking rules as the other playside blockers with one exception: He will never block a LB unless he blitzes the backside A gap.
Remember, the tackle is working in a free blocking zone, and he is allowed to clip any defender in the B gap.
However, the real reason that the power attack is so successful is the triad blocking technique shown in Diag.
1 shows the blocking scheme for our basic 26 Zone play to the TE side.
We run our counter from different formations and motions, as well as different blocking schemes.
Unlike most receivers, the WR must keep his inside leg back in order to get a better angle for his inside-out leverage blocking (described later on).
The two guards and the strong-side tackle pull to the right, with the back-side guard looking for the back-side LB, the strong-side tackle blocking the first defender to show outside of the WB, and the strong-side guard reading the block of his tackle.
Our guards are responsible for making one of three blocking calls: