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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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The cleaning method uses the RFID data blocks which need to be cleaned, in a tag instance form (<Tag, t>, <[f.
The fifth (and final) data block, however, contains monthly climatic information and, of interest to those of you considering adding a wind turbine to your energy equation, the average wind speeds for each month of the year.
Data Block Guard: This field is two bytes long and is comprised of a CRC-16 calculated on the preceding data block.
The power of conversational programming is in its use of prompts and how it organizes the machining processes into useful data blocks, creates the desired part with precision and verifies the program with interactive graphics.
It also found that the patent does not preclude the use of G- and M-codes as part of the data block, as Haas had contended.
In these implementations, DCT is used to transform the original data block information.
I also like to talk about a related point I call data block versus ideo block.
The telco is also providing a data block of 5GB for a one-off price of Au30, which customers can use at any point over a 90-day period but cannot roll over.
Entries are illustrated and include a boxed "what's in," "what's out" and "what's new" data block for quick reference.
Usually maximum data rates are seen with sequential data streams that are either entirely Read or entirely Write operations, and have data block sizes of 64 KBytes or larger.
The beginning and end of each pause is noted and compressed out of the data block.
Conversational programming with features such as AutoCalc, graphical data block search, and UltiDraw allow machinists to convert CAD files directly into UltiMax Conversational data blocks, and UltiPocket, which machines pockets with unlimited islands.