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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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If you go out and see four blocks of space, the next time you go out you might be looking at four different blocks of space because the other ones got taken," said Peter Turchin, an executive vice president at CB Richard Ellis.
If the DE sits in his spot, the guard blocks him out; if the DE runs up field or out, the guard turns up and blocks the first defender to show, usually inside.
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A client requests a file from the server, which in turn retrieves and assembles the data blocks that compose that file from disk.
A player starts with rectangular blocks shaped like cars and trucks, each in a given location on a square tray, and figures out a sequence of moves that frees a target vehicle from the traffic jam and gets it to the exit.
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The two blocks have contrasted characters: a thin one faces west and a broader one south.
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The philosophy of the block varies from team to team and is dependent on your personnel as well as the opposition's ability to attack.