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blind

1. done without being able to see, relying on instruments for information
2. (of cultivated plants) having failed to produce flowers or fruits
3. Poker a stake put up by a player before he examines his cards
4. Hunting chiefly US and Canadian a screen of brush or undergrowth, in which hunters hide to shoot their quarry
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Blind

A device to obstruct vision or keep out light, consisting of a shade, screen, or an assemblage of panels or slats.

blind

[blīnd]
(engineering)
A solid disk inserted at a pipe joint or union to prevent the flow of fluids through the pipe; used during maintenance and repair work as a safety precaution. Also known as blank.
(geology)
Referring to a mineral deposit with no surface outcrop.

blind

1. A device to obstruct vision or keep out light; usually a shade, a screen, or an assemblage of light panels or slats.
2. A solid disk inserted in a pipe joint or union to prevent the flow of water during the repair of a water distribution system.
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Cover with baking parchment, fill with baking beans or rice and bake blind for 15-20 minutes, until the pastry is cooked and lightly coloured.
4 Line a tart ring and bake blind at 175C for 40 minutes
Roll the pastry and line the tart ring, bake blind by lining the inside of the pastry ring with greaseproof or cling film and weight down with rice or dried beans for about 25-30 minutes until light brown, remove the paper and beans and egg wash the inside of the pastry while still hot (this will seal and fill any holes or cracks).
Line deep patty tins with the pastry and bake blind.
Bake blind at Gas mark 6, 400AF, 200AC for 10 minutes using greaseproof paper and baking beans.
Roll out pastry to a thickness of 3mm and line four tartlet cases, bake blind (line pastry with baking paper and fill with baking beans or rice) for 15 minutes at 160 C.
Line a 9-inch flan tin and bake blind at 200C for 15 minutes.
Ingredients - Serve six Six rashers smoked bacon 25g (1oz) laverbread Six eggs 600ml (1pt) single or double cream Salt and black pepper One red onion, sliced One tablespoon oil 250g (8oz) shortcrust pastry Method Roll out pastry and bake blind at gas mark five, 375F, 190C for 10 minutes.