Meaning of BLANK in English


noun aim; shot; range.

2. blank ·adj utterly confounded or discomfited.

3. blank ·adj of a white or pale color; without color.

4. blank ·adj absolute; downright; unmixed; as, blank terror.

5. blank ·vt to make void; to annul.

6. blank ·adj empty; void; without result; fruitless; as, a blank space; a blank day.

7. blank ·noun a lot by which nothing is gained; a ticket in a lottery on which no prize is indicated.

8. blank ·noun a piece or division of a piece, without spots; as, the "double blank"; the "six blank.".

9. blank ·vt to blanch; to make blank; to damp the spirits of; to dispirit or confuse.

10. blank ·noun a piece of metal prepared to be made into something by a further operation, as a coin, screw, nuts.

11. blank ·noun the point aimed at in a target, marked with a white spot; hence, the object to which anything is directed.

12. blank ·adj lacking animation and intelligence, or their associated characteristics, as expression of face, look, ·etc.; expressionless; vacant.

13. blank ·noun any void space; a void space on paper, or in any written instrument; an interval void of consciousness, action, result, etc; a void.

14. blank ·noun 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.

15. blank ·noun a paper containing the substance of a legal instrument, as a deed, release, writ, or execution, with spaces left to be filled with names, date, descriptions, ·etc.

xvi. blank ·adj 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.

xvii. blank ·noun a paper unwritten; a paper without marks or characters a blank ballot;

— especially, a paper on which are to be inserted designated items of information, for which spaces are left vacant; a bland form.

xviii. blank ·adj lacking characteristics which give variety; as, a blank desert; a blank wall; destitute of interests, affections, hopes, ·etc.; as, to live a blank existence; destitute of sensations; as, blank unconsciousness.

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