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
This is another term for planchet or flan: the circular piece of metal, of the size and weight of the finished coin, prior to its striking. Blanks are now stamped out by machine whereas in early times they were customarily cut with special shears from a cob of metal.Found on http://www.translationdirectory.com/glossaries/glossary030.htm
Biological specimen with no detectable drugs added, routinely analyzed to ensure that no false-positive results are obtained.Found on http://www.translationdirectory.com/glossaries/glossary046.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.
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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
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