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blank

Definitions by Oxford


[blaŋk], (Adjective)

Definitions:
- (of a surface or background) unrelieved by decorative or other features; bare, empty, or plain
(e.g: a blank wall)

- showing a lack of comprehension or reaction
(e.g: we were met by blank looks)

- complete; absolute (used emphatically with negative force)
(e.g: he was met with a blank refusal to discuss the issue)

- used euphemistically in place of an adjective regarded as obscene, profane, or abusive
(e.g: show the miserable blank-blank Englishman how to fight this war)


Phrases:
- be firing blanks
- draw a blank

Origin:
Middle English (in the sense ‘white, colourless’): from Old French blanc ‘white’, ultimately of Germanic origin


[blaŋk], (Noun)

Definitions:
- a space left to be filled in a document
(e.g: leave blanks to type in the appropriate names)

- a cartridge containing gunpowder but no bullet, used for training or as a signal.

- an empty space or period of time, especially in terms of a lack of knowledge or understanding
(e.g: my mind was a total blank)

- a piece of metal or wood intended for further shaping or finishing.

- a dash written instead of a word or letter, especially instead of an obscenity or profanity.


Phrases:
- be firing blanks
- draw a blank

Origin:


[blaŋk], (Verb)

Definitions:
- make (something) blank or empty
(e.g: electronic countermeasures blanked out the radar signals)

- defeat (a sports team) without allowing them to score
(e.g: Baltimore blanked Toronto in a 7–0 victory)

- deliberately ignore (someone)
(e.g: I just blanked them and walked out)


Phrases:
- be firing blanks
- draw a blank

Origin:







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