(Brit) the release of industrial trainees from work for study at a college for several weeks
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a series of consecutive blocks. Compare block (def 22). a system of blocks and block signals for controlling train movements.
pure tin. Historical Examples The Ontario Readers: The High School Reader, 1886 Ministry of Education The Story of the Rock R.M. Ballantyne The Cook and Housekeeper’s Complete and Universal Dictionary; Including a System of Modern Cookery, in all Its Various Branches, Mary Eaton Lord Jim Joseph Conrad Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine, Volume 69, No. 425, March, […]
the purchase and sale of blocks of securities through brokers, sometimes not members of an exchange, who negotiate between buyers and sellers.