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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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One hundred and sixteen autoworkers who were unable to perform at their jobs due to the debilitating effects of CTS took part in the double blind study.
In a randomised multi-centre double blind study, 249 female patients between 18-80 were treated to assess the safety and efficacy of Permacol(R) injection versus Contigen(R), a commonly used bovine-sourced bulking agent, as a UBA.
The trial will be conducted under the traditional scientific rules of a double blind study, and is intended to verify the successful results experienced in earlier anecdotal studies.