the purchase and sale of blocks of securities through brokers, sometimes not members of an exchange, who negotiate between buyers and sellers.
block transfer computations
noun (Brit) (at a conference, esp of trade unionists) the system whereby each delegate’s vote has a value in proportion to the number of people he or she represents Compare OMOV Historical Examples Proportional Representation Applied To Party Government T. R. Ashworth and H. P. C. Ashworth Proportional Representation Applied To Party Government T. R. […]
a solid mass of wood, stone, etc., usually with one or more flat or approximately flat faces. a hollow masonry building unit of cement, terra cotta, etc.: a wall made of concrete blocks. one of a set of cube-shaped pieces of wood, plastic, or the like, used as a child’s toy in building. a mold […]
a ship or person that passes through a blockade. Historical Examples The Naval History of the United States Willis J. Abbot. The Boy Spy Joseph Kerby Lords of the World Alfred John Church The Civil War Through the Camera Henry W. (Henry William) Elson Sketches From My Life Hobart Pasha The Naval History of the […]