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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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Table 1: Comparison of the success rate of mandibular block anesthesia between study groups Tooth Time Control Chlordiazepoxide Oxazepam type (min) Second 5 (%4) 1 (a) (%32)8 (b) (%44)11 (b) premolar 15 (%32)8 (a) (%72)18 (b) (%80)20 (b) 30 (%52)13 (a) (%76)19 (a) (%80)20 (a) First 5 (%8)2 (a) (%64)16 (b) (%64)16 (b) molar 15 (%56)14 (a) (%88)22 (b) (%92)23 (b) 30 (%72)18 (a) (%88)22 (a) (%92)23 (a)
The Gow-Gates mandibular block: evaluation after 4,275 cases.
Infiltrations with four cartridges of 4 percent articaine 1:100,000 epinephrine were successful in managing the pain of periodontal instrumentation throughout the mouth while keeping dosages low and avoiding bilateral mandibular blocks.
Evaluation of the Akinosi mandibular block technique in oral surgery.
Injection pain: Comparison of the three mandibular block techniques and modulation by nitrous oxide.