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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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Example: Digger a back hoe Labrador The English bred labs are good natured heavier, thicker and sand coloured blockier with a black nose The Labrador Retriever is a ready smile solid, muscular dog long pink tongue Short, hard, easy-care, water-resistant double coat Has black, yellow, or chocolate fur Has a broad head, thick nose The neck is powerful Has an intelligent expression The tail is strong, thick near the body The webbed feet aid in swimming.
The design suited our deep-chested Greyhounds as well as the blockier Catahoula-mix, and didn't impair the dogs' ability to move well and stride out.
Males usually have blockier faces and bodies, although this comparison is more easily made when viewing a herd as opposed to an individual animal.
Of the two arrangements, this is the one that seems more likely to arouse academic interest rather than pure aural pleasure--at times the rhythms are blockier than they sound in the original, and while Mozart was clearly seeking to evoke a dark and conflicted mood, it seems doubtful that the hammering quality of the rhythms in this arrangement were the effect he had in mind.