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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 aim of the work is to increase the accuracy of detection of integrity violation regions of the digital image by development of modification of a method of detection and localization of cloning regions based on the block oriented approach due to simultaneous use in case of expertize of the image with square, triangular, round blocks and of irregular shape blocks.
However, if you used a different yarn or the directions simply say "block," you need to determine which blocking method to use.
The MOG in 2012 re-tendered offshore Block 18 (relinquished by Reliance Industries in early 2011) and offering two onshore blocks.
Virtual blocks. Building on the concept of physical hierarchy is a whole new level, the virtual block, or frame.
Dares called on the international oil companies wishing to acquire the concession in the new five oil blocks or the 15 blocks to apply for these blocks to the Ministry during the period up to May 15, 2013.
Total: The 964 sq km East Shabwa Block 10 is between the Ma'reb/Jawf and Masila-Say'un basins and contains mainly three producing fields.
I'm sure you aren't the first one to wonder about the mystery block. PS checked and noticed the illustration in DA PAM 710--2-1 even skips from Block 13 to Block 15, so we asked what's up.
3 : the length of one side of a city block <She ran three blocks.>
True (A) or false (B)--fill in only block A or block B: The latest Saving Mothers Report indicates a maternal mortality rate of 175 - 200/100 000 live births in South Africa.
The imagery used in the writing indicates that the artifact, known as the Cascajal block, displays an early form of Olmec writing dating to nearly 3,000 years ago, says Stephen D.
Since each catalyst does only one thing, the key to getting them to work together to make block copolymers is a non-catalytic "chain-shuttling agent" that transfers growing polymer chains back and forth between the two catalysts.
And if a teacher or student or staff person wants a certain Web site to be accessible, and it's blocked, the IT administrator can override the block and open it for a few hours or a few weeks, or it can open the site to just teachers or students in science lab or library.