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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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This increase in power per unit of engine displacement (specific output) means greater demands on the system as a whole, and a particular challenge lies in achieving sufficient strength and rigidity in the engine block head deck area.
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Two servomotors adjust the machine along the y axis as the boring bar makes its way through an engine block.
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Laughlin purchases stock Ford 358 cu in engines and then performs a process called blueprinting to assure that the actual dimensions of the engine block match those specified on the print.
To get started WM picked up 206 engine blocks from HEC and took them to Wisconsin for machining.
In engine technology, sand cores can be used in low-pressure diecasting to implement what is known as a closed-deck design for an engine block--this means the openings on the cylinder head surface of the engine block, previously needed in high-pressure diecasting for demolding the cooling jacket contours, are not needed.
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