1 A prepared piece of metal ready for striking into a coin, also known as a flan, or, particuarly in the USA, as a planchet. 2 Undecorated glass or ceramic item (also called in-the-white in ceramics) that is passed to an outside decorator for painting or printing.
a fishing rod (eg greys, zziplex, conoflex or centuary) with no eyes attached. Or a north east coast fishing session without catching a fish.
Blank is British slang for snub, refuse to speak to someone.Found on http://www.probertencyclopaedia.com/browse/ZB.HTM
A piece of metal (usually round) being prepared for coinage before the rims have been raised via the upsetting mill.
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The blank is the form the piece of wood takes when it has been prepared for turning. Typically this will be a round disc for a bowl or a similar face turning, or a relatively slender 'square' sectioned piece for turning between centres.
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A leaf or sheet without any printing.
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- not charged with a bullet 2. [adj] - of a surface 3. [adj] - void of expression 4. [n] - a substitute for a taboo word 5. [n] - a piece of material ready to be made into something 6. [n] - a cartridge containing an explosive charge but no bullet 7. [v] - keep the opposing team from winning, in baseballFound on http://www.webdictionary.co.uk/definition.php?query=blank
A plain glass object, usually hand-blown, intended for cutting, engraving, enamelling or gilding by a refiner. May also be cased
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Uncut vessel before it is decorated
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A blank page within a publication - no element whatsoever appears on a blank.Found on http://www.tso.co.uk/solutions/publishingsolutions/printproduction/printglo
A condition of 'no information' in a data recording medium or storage location, which can be represented by all spaces or all zeros, depending on the medium.Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/20957
[ Middle English blank
, from French blanc
, fem. blanche
, from Old High German blanch
shining, bright, white, German blank
; akin to English blink
, confer also Anglo-Saxon blanc
whi...Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/webster/B/62
Blank noun 1.
Any void space; a void space on paper, or in any written instrument; an interval void of consciousness, action, result, etc; a void. « I can not write a paper full, I used to do; and yet I will not forgive a blank
of half an inch from you. Swift.
» ...Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/webster/B/62
Blank transitive verb
[ imperfect & past participle Blanked
; present participle & verbal noun Blanking
.] [ Confer 3d Blanch
To make void; to annul. [ Obsolete] Spenser. 2.
To blanch; to make blank;...Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/webster/B/62
1. Of a white or pale colour; without colour. 'To the blank moon Her office they prescribed.' (Milton) ... 2. Free from writing, printing, or marks; having an empty space to be filled in with some special writing; said of checks, official documents, etc.; as, blank paper; a blank check; a blank ballot. ... 3. Utterly confounded or discomfited. 'Ada...Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/20973
(of a surface) not written or printed on; `blank pages`; `fill in the blank spaces`; `a clean page`; `wide white margins`Found on http://wordnetweb.princeton.edu/perl/webwn?s=blank
void of expression; `a blank stare`Found on http://wordnetweb.princeton.edu/perl/webwn?s=blank
The round disk of metal before it is struck as a coin.
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• (n.) A kind of base silver money, first coined in England by Henry V., and worth about 8 pence; also, a French coin of the seventeenth century, worth about 4 pence. • (a.) Of a white or pale color; without color. • (a.) Absolute; downright; unmixed; as, blank terror. • (v. t.) To make void; to annul. • (n.) A piece of met...Found on http://thinkexist.com/dictionary/meaning/blank/
(from the article `coin`) Blanks or planchets (i.e., the small metal disks from which coins are made) seem first to have been cast by pouring the molten alloy from a crucible ...Found on http://www.britannica.com/eb/a-z/b/76
A blank solution is a solution containing little to no analyte of interest, usually used to calibrate instruments such as a colorimeter. According to the EPA, the `primary purpose of blanks is to trace sources of artificially introduced contamination.` Different types of blanks are used to identify the source of contamination in ...Found on http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Blank_(solution)
Type: Term Pronunciation: blank Definitions: 1. A solution consisting of all of the analytic components except the compound to be measured; this is used to establish a baseline of measurement intensity with which the compound of interest is compared.Found on http://www.medilexicon.com/medicaldictionary.php?t=10577
Prepared disk of metal on which the coin design will be stamped. Also called a 'planchet' or 'flan'. In practice, 'Blank' is also referred to the un-struck or flat side of a uniface coin or medal.Found on http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Glossary_of_numismatics
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