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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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Exit block, or bed-blocking, occurs when patients can not be moved from A&E on to a hospital ward because an appropriate bed is not available.
The Hub concept forms part of the college's ongoing STEP campaign, which calls for: | Safe and sustainable staffing levels to be achieved | Tariffs and funding to be fair and effective | Exit block and crowding to be tackled | Primary Care facility co-location The co-location approach is supported by the Royal College of Psychiatrists, the British Geriatric Society, the Patients Association, the Royal College of General Practitioners and the Royal Pharmaceutical Society.
He said: "Lack of staff and exit block is not just affecting A&E but is having a knock-on effect that results in prolonged ambulance waits and delays in getting to people in the community in a timely fashion.
After he refused to be cleared, he picked his bags from the luggage area but found his exit blocked by security officers.Mr Nyikuli said in his affidavit that Mr Miguna attempted to assault the Officer Commanding the JKIA police station.
Their trishaws or our rickshaws have the left back exit blocked so even if the passenger tries, he/she cannot exit on the wrong side of the road.
With their exit blocked and their food supply dwindling, they must navigate the maze of tunnels to find an alternate exit back home--if there's still a home to return to.