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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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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.
Tupy is currently producing approximately 20,000 SinterCast CGI cylinder blocks per month.
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Gleasman says the noise and inefficiency of a conventional piston pump is due to its rotating cylinder block, and inefficient inlet and outlet port designs.
Rolls Royce cylinder blocks and heads are aluminium coatings which, because of their relative softness, are prone to damage when deburring.
It casts engine cylinder blocks, heads and camshafts and also assembles engines for Toyota's local assembly operation, Toyota Motor Thailand (TMT).
The judges recognized [the] Grainger & Worrall [casting] had man-aged-to achieve the exacting standards they regularly achieve in the development of Formula 1 cylinder blocks .
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has contracted Tupy, Joinville, Brazil, to produce compacted graphite iron (CGI) cylinder blocks for its new 4.