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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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To bring them down the next day and fix the other blockages is not that huge an increase in cost."
Book 6 Chapter 6 implies that culvert hydraulic design requires quantified, time-of-flood-peak, AEP-neutral, hydraulic blockage. Hydraulic blockage at the steady state existing during a flood peak is evidenced in open channels as an increased headloss, not reduced discharge.
With several options available for point-level blockage detection, what criteria should be followed?
Effect of wind blockage on rotor speed at various positions and changing orientation was detected as shown in Fig.
Blockage of strategic roads with use of equipment, vehicles and other objects will be subject to the fine of 5,000 som for individuals and 70,000 som for legal entities, as well as confiscation of objects used to block the road or administrative arrest up to 5 days.
Its earlier attempt to challenge the blockage failed when a court inIstanbulsaid there was no legal ruling for it to overturn.
The cruel irony is doing so usually increases the rate of climb, therefore also increasing the apparent "airspeed." A blockage similar to the one confronting the crew of Flight 6231 also was experienced aboard Air France Flight 447, an Airbus A330 that crashed into the Atlantic Ocean in 2009.
! Istanbul, Dhu-AlHijjah 26, 1434, Oct 31, 2013, SPA -- The European Union should remove unreasonable political blockages" that are hindering Turkey's accession to the bloc, the country's EU affairs minister, Egemen Bagis, said Thursday, according to dpa.
Bush spokesman Freddy Ford said the blockage was opened with no complications and the former president was in in "high spirits" and "eager to return home" after the operation.
A: You could first have your plumber use a video scope to identify the exact location of the root blockage. A chronic blockage could be caused by one crack in the sewer line, where roots were infiltrating and creating a blockage problem.
Farmers, the California Court of Appeal held that the exclusion for water which "backs up or overflows from a sewer, drain, or sump" applied, but cautioned that had the blockage been in the toilet itself rather than in the sewer, the exclusion would not have applied.