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empty

1. Maths Logic (of a set or class) containing no members
2. Philosophy Logic (of a name or description) having no reference

empty

[′em·tē]
(ordnance)
In ammunition nomenclature, indicating that the munition does not contain a payload, but is designed to contain one at the time of final use.
References in classic literature ?
And then they pointed to the empty loom, for they believed that the others could see the cloth quite well.
And then he nodded pleasantly, and examined the empty loom, for he would not say that he could see nothing.
It was just the same with this gentleman as with the minister; he surveyed the looms on all sides, but could see nothing at all but the empty frames.
and at the same time they pointed to the empty frames; for they imagined that everyone else could see this exquisite piece of workmanship.
And he smiled most graciously, and looked closely at the empty looms; for on no account would he say that he could not see what two of the officers of his court had praised so much.
The wardrobe only contained the poor old lady's clothes; the one cupboard was open and empty.
Wishaw has 235 long-term empty homes, Motherwell has 276 and in Shotts there are 108 empty residential properties - all of which have been lying empty for six months or more.
Rhondda Cynon Taf (RCT) council said the money generated from this will be re-invested to bring the empty properties back into use.
The company now is listing over 150 upcoming and available empty legs from US private charter aircraft.
Research done by the BBC shows that 1,150 homes in Coventry were empty in the year 2016.
Last month there was about 500 fewer empty houses than at the same time last year.