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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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According to the spokesperson, alternative routes were provided to the traffic which was going to Gujjar Khan and Rawalpindi on National Highway while roads leading to Taxila, Sohawa, Dina, Sar-e-Alamghir, Gujrat, Cha Da Qila, Muridke, Nathe Khalsa, Paka Meel, Mohlanwal, Loharan Wala Koh, Sandar and Marakah have also been blocked.
But Cope adds that some students might have an issue with a blocked site and whether it's harmful or not, it's not educational.
It is argued that local control has been retained because the school district has selected the categories to be blocked and can override the filter to provide access.
Critics claim blocking programs prevent access to sites that should not be blocked and fail to block many sites that should be restricted.
Every gap is blocked. The hole may be smaller, but only a crease is needed between the center and trapping guard for the play to break.
Any time you allow a punt to be blocked, you are going to give up a huge chunk of field position, possibly a touchdown, and maybe even the loss of the game.