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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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Talking to media persons, he said the new discovery has been reported in Bhadra Gas Field Block II.
For ropivacaine, the maximum field block dose recommended by the manufacturer is 200 mg (40 ml ropivacaine 0.
For this DEL is developing a North Field block under a PSA.
HOUSTON & GUILDFORD, SURREY, United Kingdom -- ATP Oil & Gas Corporation (NASDAQ: ATPG) today announced success from an exploratory well at its Wenlock field Block 49/12 North in the U.