the profiteering real-estate practice of buying homes from white majority homeowners below market value, based on the implied threat of future devaluation during minority integration of previously segregated neighborhoods.
to subject or be subjected to blockbusting:
Developers blockbusted in order to buy up the entire area.
Unborn Tomorrow Dallas McCord Reynolds
(US, informal) the act or practice of inducing the sale of property cheaply by exploiting the owners’ fears of lower prices if racial minorities live in the area
a sans-serif letter with lines of uniform weight. noun another term for block letter
a method of mining a large block of ore by systematically undercutting so the ore will cave. Compare cave (def 5a).
a two-handed chord played usually in the middle range of the piano with the left hand duplicating or complementing the right-hand notes.
the ratio of the immersed volume of a vessel to the product of its immersed draft, length, and beam.