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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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When the bushings wore out we were at the point in the job where we were ready to bore all seven crank journals in the engine block simultaneously," plant manager Dale Funk recalls.
In the case of the Dodge engine blocks, the cam tunnel was 22" long.
One of the challenges was to create a robust coating applicator since commonly-used thermal spray devices were not capable of coating cylinder bores of automotive engine blocks.
Cifunsa was challenged to meet Navistar's dimensional requirements for the thin walls and mechanical properties of the engine blocks, which measure 22.
After measurements are taken on the Xcel, the engine block is machined on the Maxim 500 hp machining center with tolerances held to tenths.
According to the company's forecasts, production capacity of engine blocks and heads should increase by 77,000 tons, while autoparts production capacity should increase by 33,000 tons.
Our experience casting product with the Talon cast grades of metal matrix alloy has been excellent, we have cast parts as small as one-half pound and as large as an engine block.
The principal amounts of the market is divided into three lots:: - Lot 1141 homes in Pont St Esprit: Tasks: supply and installation of joinery , chests of acoustic Rolling shutter ventilation + specialized work (installation of VMCcreating mouths install engine block, connecting pipes , coring front .
Hyundai Motor Company recently awarded a contract for the production of a new V-6 aluminum engine block to JL French Automotive Castings Inc.
Because of the demands of the engine in action, the 319 aluminum engine block bulkheads and the bore walls were enlarged compared with the 2.
Because of the age of the equipment and vehicle vibration, this line often cracks where it's mounted to the engine block by a small bracket.
With aluminum steering knuckles, suspension components, engine block, cylinder heads, drive shaft, yoke, front stabilizer and bar links, aluminum has a major role in boosting the Corvette's performance.