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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 pastry with foil or greaseproof paper filled with dried beans, bake blind for 15 minutes.
Cover with baking paper and baking beans or rice and bake blind for 10 minutes.
Chill for an hour, then bake blind for about 15-20 minutes, until set and golden.
Line an 8in tin with the pastry and bake blind until golden brown and crisp.
Roll out the pastry and line a 26cm tart tin and bake blind for 10 - 15 minutes until golden.
Bake blind for 20 minutes, then lift out the paper and baking beans and brush the pastry case with beaten egg.
Prick the pastry all over with a fork, then place on a baking sheet and bake blind for 15 minutes.
Line a small flan tin with the pastry and bake blind for 15 minutes.