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blank

1. a plate or plug used to seal an aperture
2. a piece of material prepared for stamping, punching, forging, etc
3. Archery the white spot in the centre of a target

blank

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(analytical chemistry)
In a chemical analysis, the measured value that is obtained in the absence of a specified component of a sample and that reflects contamination from sources external to the component; it is deducted from the value obtained when the test is performed with the specified component present. Also known as analytical blank.
(design engineering)
(electronics)
To cut off the electron beam of a television picture tube, camera tube, or cathode-ray oscilloscope tube during the process of retrace by applying a rectangular pulse voltage to the grid or cathode during each retrace interval. Also known as beam blank.
(engineering)
The result of the final cutting operation on a natural crystal.
(metallurgy)
A semifinished piece of metal to be stamped or forged into a tool or implement.
A semifinished, pressed, compacted mass of powdered metal.
Metal sheet prepared for a forming operation.
(ordnance)
Ammunition which contains no projectile but which does contain a charge of low explosive, such as black powder, to produce a noise.
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The generator consists of hammer, needle, blank cartridge, rifle tube, and wooden fixer.
Around the same time, Proteau had taken his eves off Gariepy to receive a C33 blank cartridge that he would, in turn, give to Gariepy to place in the breech of his rifle and firing it to propel the grenade towards the designated target.
Greely's choice of two balls and one blank cartridge referred to two cartridges, plus a blank cartridge (i.e., minus the bullet), and followed the usual custom with firing squads.
15 Egypt's state-run Al-Ahram news website and the Mehwar TV station stated that security personnel at Port Said had seized 1,500 blank cartridge pistols and a large number of bullets from a shipment that originated in Turkey.
Officers later found the gun, described as a copy of a Glock 9mm pistol which could not fire live ammunition, and one blank cartridge.
It fired a blank cartridge, but police today condemned the gang who carried out the raid.
The ceremony will end when a shot is fired above the tree (using a blank cartridge) to ward off any evil spirits.
The ceremony will end with a bang as a shot is fired above the tree (using a blank cartridge!) to ward off any evil spirits that might want to spoil the harvest.
Other Cheltenham Festival winners Blank Cartridge (1929 United Services Hunters' Chase), Sir Lindsay (1930 National Hunt Chase), Thomond (1932 Seven Springs Chase, 1934 Coventry Cup Chase walk-over), Loppy Lad (1933 United Hunts' Chase), Vertugadin (1935 Lansdown Selling Hurdle), Rod And Gun (1935 National Hunt Chase), Prominent Lad (1936 Broadway Novices' Chase), Swallow Hawk (1936 Swindon Selling Chase), Masquery (1939 National Hunt Handicap Chase), Tommy Thrush (1950 Seven Springs Chase)
Dynamit Nobel has also produced subcalibre indirect fire training systems that are compatible with most mortar calibres, the projectile flying for a distance of up to 520 metres, depending upon the type of blank cartridge used.
My son was extra pleased as he was given a special memento - a used blank cartridge from the fight scene.
The tragic and accidental death of actor Jon-Erik Hexum by a blank cartridge earlier this year was a rare exception.