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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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Anesthetic effect as measured by less pain and duration of effect was superior in the patients receiving digital block with epinephrine (P = .
As with digital block of the fingers, co-administration of epinephrine must be strictly avoided as this can cause spasm of the end arteries supplying the digits, potentially resulting in ischemia and even necrosis of areas more distal.
Maguire W, Reisdorff EJ, Smith D, et al: Epinephrine-induced vasospasm reversed by phentolamine digital block.
Wigley's management approach begins with rest and warming of the affected hand, followed quickly by a local digital block.
The laceration was repaired under digital block, and she was discharged.
Wigley said he performs a rapid chemical sympathectomy at the bedside or in the office, using lidocaine for a digital block.
The Kit enables rapid adoption of constraint-driven design, mixed-signal simulation, floorplanning, schematic-driven layout, automated routing, timing-driven digital block implementation and signoff.

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