a fishing rod (eg greys, zziplex, conoflex or centuary) with no eyes attached. Or a north east coast fishing session without catching a fish.
- a substitute for a taboo word
- a piece of material ready to be made into something
- a cartridge containing an explosive charge but no bullet
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 type of cartridge for a firearm that contains gunpowder but no bullet or shot. When fired, the blank makes a flash and an explosive sound (report). Blanks are often used for simulation (such as in historical reenactments, theatre and movie special effects), training, and for signaling (see starting pistol). Blank cartridges differ from dummy car...Found on http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Glossary_of_firearms_terms
• (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/
(129) a target; bull's-eye.Found on https://www.cliffsnotes.com/literature/o/othello/study-help/full-glossary
(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
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
void of expression; `a blank stare`Found on https://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/20974
(of a surface) not written or printed on; `blank pages`; `fill in the blank spaces`; `a clean page`; `wide white margins`Found on https://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/20974
A blank is a type of cartridge for a firearm that contains gunpowder but no bullet or shot. When fired, the blank makes a flash and an explosive sound (report) and cycles the firearm`s action. Blanks are often used for simulation (such as in historical reenactments, theatre and movie special effects), training, for signaling (se...Found on http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Blank_(cartridge)
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)
[ 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
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 blank was a kind of base silver money, first coined in England by Henry V., and worth about eight pence. A blank was also, a French coin of the seventeenth century, worth about four pence.Found on http://www.probertencyclopaedia.com/browse/JB.HTM
A board card that doesn't seem to affect the standings in the hand. If the flop is As-Jd-Ts, then a turn card of 2h would be considered a blank. On the other hand, the 2s would not be.Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/21171
a card that didn't help you (often: and didn't help anyone else)Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/21206
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
A leaf or sheet without any printing.
Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/20208
A piece of metal (usually round) being prepared for coinage before the rims have been raised via the upsetting mill.
Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/10142
A plain glass object, usually hand-blown, intended for cutting, engraving, enamelling or gilding by a refiner. May also be cased
Found on http://www.great-glass.co.uk/glass%20notes/glossa-e.htm
A prepared piece of metal ready for striking into a coin, also known as a flan, or, particuarly in the USA, as a planchet.Found on http://www.antique-marks.com/antique-terms-b.html
A rod without a handle, guides or reel seat.Found on http://www.stripers247.com/Fishing-Glossary.php
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