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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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Parental affection, however, she calls "perhaps, the blindest modification of perverse self-love" (264): Emma speaks similarly of parental love being "'warmer and blinder'" than other attachments (86).
Descend your radiant armadas, Smite the false with true, Ere reason wither to that blindest root Uniting man with brute, And Silence answer questioning With bone-cold lips.
Prisoners are forced to take on the responsibility for their own redemption and rehabilitation, as the prison itself provides little in the way of resources or encouragement, and outside the walls society turns its blindest eye.
has quite simply taken refuge or been repressed in that most subtle and blindest of passions, as the story of Oedipus shows, the passion for knowledge.
Moderate Muslim organisations have been condemning terrorism and preaching about the virtues of peace and tolerance for the past few years, but it hasn't made the blindest bit of difference.
Regarding Partytime's conclusion in which a bright flash brings what is outside in (Kane's exact move), Billington blithely accepts the implication: "All, literally, becomes clear at the end when a bright light that has burned into the room at intervals reveals the thinly dressed figure of the brother Jimmy, a victim of the state oppression to which the partygoers have turned the blindest of eyes.
English fixture making at its blindest and most absurd.
The modern realities of compulsory public schooling are becoming too obvious for all but its blindest adherents to ignore, and marginal alternatives such as charter schools, vouchers, and home schooling are chipping away at the monolith.
But, of course, it didn't make the blindest bit of difference.