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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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Produced to a precise shape and size, block weight is closely controlled resulting in minimal slag while reducing oxidized blow holes, cold lap and shrinkage defects.
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The linemen block for one count, then quickly release and move downfield to the call side picking up the LB's or any defender in the second level, just as in Smoke.
A host interface block performs the interlace signaling, while the state machine handling the Task File operations is located in the Transport layer State Machine.
Figure 3, a breakdown of aluminum block production by process, shows that the majority are cast using high pressure diecasting, mostly by Japanese and French foundries.
Working with researchers led by Peter Tufano from Harvard Business School, H&R Block is offering clients in 20 Boston offices and 11 Chicago-area offices the opportunity to invest a portion of their tax refunds into U.
For example, if the first defender inside a playside guard is the backside linebacker and a playside linebacker blitzes the inside gap, the guard must block the playside linebacker even though the LB was not aligned inside of him.
The surgical procedure performed Monday on Block, Heit said, is used to treat an otherwise fatal condition caused when blood leaks into the center portion of the brain.
If the DT reads the first step as a base block, he may not close as quickly as he would had he read a normal downblock release.
Dianne Feinstein, Mayor Richard Riordan and county Supervisor Zev Yaroslavsky - reaffirmed their support for Block, while prominent political analysts said challenger Lee Baca was all but assured of victory because of the seriousness of the sheriff's illness.
H&R Block, which prepared one of every four tax returns claiming the EITC in 2006, helped more than 5 million taxpayers claim nearly $10 billion in EITC benefits last year.