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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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Water pump is driven by the timing belt drive and compact unit mounted direct into a volute formed in front face of cylinder block.
First, there were two valves added before cylinder head and cylinder block. The open of the two valves was dependent on the temperature of liner.
Therefore a new device has been developed for measuring the temperature of a cylinder block in an axial piston pump (Bloch & Zloto, 1986).
As a result, cylinder block cycle time was shortened from 150 seconds to 55, while the block mold was trimmed to 341 pounds (155 kg), from nearly 957 pounds (4435 kg) in the original casting process.
21 June 2010 - Swedish compacted graphite iron (CGI) technology company Sintercast AB (STO: SINT) announced today that car maker Jaguar Land Rover, part of Indian automotive firm Tata Motors Ltd (BOM: 500570), has introduced its fourth V8 turbo diesel engine, based on Sintercast's CGI cylinder block.
NORDIC BUSINESS REPORT-21 June 2010-Swedish Sintercast says Jaguar Land Rover uses CGI cylinder block for new engine(C)1994-2010 M2 COMMUNICATIONS http://www.m2.com
of the Netherlands and a member of the PACCAR group, has awarded Tupy of Brazil a production contract for the compacted graphite iron (CGI) cylinder block and head of its 12.9 L six-cylinder MX series commercial vehicle diesel engine.
In the past 24 months, Grainger & Worrall of Bridgnorth has carded out 11 separate diesel engine cylinder block development programmes for leading European and North American automotive OEMs.
Processes conducted at the HATC engine plant currently include molding and machining of the cylinder block and machining of the cylinder head, both key components of an engine.
According to Jun Herrman, UNOVA senior VP and group executive, the order represents "the first time that a new domestic automaker, in this case Hyundai Motors' transplant facility, has ordered practically all equipment to produce an automotive engine born a single North American supplier." The Lamb cylinder block and head machining systems for Hyundai are representative of the automotive industry's trend toward manufacturing flexibility.
The all-aluminum engine features twin camshafts located near the top of the valley in the 75-degree cylinder block. Stacked one above the other, the camshafts operate three valves per cylinder (two intakes) via short pushrods.
Request for quotations : development, manufacture and supply of tooling (cutting and auxiliary tools) for machining the holes for the camshaft and crankshaft in the 4tdi-1002010 cylinder block