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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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Table 2 Peripheral Blocks at the Elbow, Wrist, and Digits, Summary Technique Neural Target/Indications Comments Elbow Block Target: Median, radial, Injection Volume: 3-5 ml, musculocutaneous, and per each nerve.
3) Anesthesia at the antecubital fossa is described in the section on elbow blocks.