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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 description to follow, however, is intended to guide the user in performing elbow and wrist blocks in the event that ultrasound imaging is unavailable (Table 2, Fig.
Other improvements include 10% to 15% faster acceleration, a more compact wrist block that reduces mold-opening requirements, and floor-level access to electro-pneumatic components that are mounted on the vertical arm rather than on the elevated horizontal beam.
In order to handle large LCD panels, robot structures have been produced using carbon fibers/epoxy composite material with a polyurethane foam core to increase the stiffness of the wrist blocks (Lee et al.