void

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void

1. not legally binding
2. (of a card suit or player) having no cards in a particular suit
3. a lack of any cards in one suit

void

See large-scale structure.

void

[vȯid]
(computer science)
In optical character recognition, an island of insufficiently inked paper within the area of the intended character stroke.
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You could say the absolute, which they call voidness in Buddhism; it sounds a little scarier than "God," but I have always argued that it actually has a similar meaning, especially in the Hebrew tradition.
So, the teaching of voidness does not really mean that everything is nothing but that everything is empty of being whatever one thin it is.
Buddhadasa Bhikkhu: Life and Society through the Natural Eyes of Voidness.
Broughton twists the English to match the Chinese, rendering the passage: "As medicine to counteract existence, [the Mahayana] speak the medicine of voidness and nonexistence.
By arresting both breath and mind through controlled respiration, the objects of the senses are restrained and a continued voidness of conception ensues, leading ultimately to the fourth superconscious condition (turya, turiya) in which one's soul (atman) is free to dwell with the universal spirit (brahman).