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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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Steel blocking wires and a steam iron can also be used for extensive blocking but are not usually required.
If, however, a law enforcement agency decides to use call blocking in any of its forms, investigators must be careful to ensure that it is attached properly.
Blocking may be the easiest skill to teach and may require the most common sense of them all.
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All players on the playside should get their head across when blocking a down lineman.
Coaches who are not emphasizing this facet of the game can do their running backs a favor by beginning to talk up "touchdown blocking" to their receiving corps.
The Stretch from 2-backs permits us to get the additional back involved at the POA without adjusting any blocking assignments.
He uses any color before the play to call the blocking technique.
If the Sprinter has a 1:1 blocking ratio at his landmark (Diag.
We expect our defensive linemen to have a basic knowledge of the opponents' down-and-distance tendencies, different backfield sets, and blocking schemes for every set.
The accompanying diagrams show certain blocking scenarios, but only the experienced LBs will be able to see the entire picture.
The tailback must be a durable runner who can run in close behind the lead power blocking of the fullback and the Z back at the point of attack.