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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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There is not, in my soul, a grateful recollection stronger than the deep remembrance which is stored there, of the many many times when, in the full pride of sight and beauty, you have had consideration for Blind Bertha, even when we two were children, or when Bertha was as much a child as ever blindness can be
Sinking lower and lower down, as she proceeded in her strange confession, she dropped at last at the feet of her friend, and hid her blind face in the folds of her dress.
The three designs are now available for sale from Direct Blinds - formerly Swift Blinds - as a roller blind.
Roller blinds are best Any type of blind can be used in bathrooms and kitchens but the popular choice is roller blinds as they can be pulled up, out of the way of splashes and stains and window sill items, whilst still providing shade from the sun as well as privacy.
3 THE advantage of exact fitting is that you can give the impression of a taller or wider window, either by fitting the blind well above the window, or choosing a blind that's wider than the window.
He was addressing a ceremony here during which possession and documents of proprietary rights of prime commercial property worth millions of rupees were handed over to the AlMinar Adult Blind Center operating under the aegis of Pakistan Alliance of the Blind.
will offer L Series blinds in addition to the Pleated, Solar R, Gravity Fed, Pinoleum, and Wide Span Horizontal shade and blind options already available to customers.
Ekstrom solved his boat-hunting woes by building a box blind that is dry and comfortable and will conceal a few hunters in flooded timber, tules, cattails, or flooded farm fields.
HE beautiful white shuttered homes of Europe have prompted a new trend for homeowners in Scotland as increasing numbers choose wooden blinds for their windows.
Apollo Blinds is a big advocate for child safety and recommends parents choose blinds without cords and opt for one of the following: Wand Control -Apollo's slider wand has no cords and uses a pump action to open and close the blind, as well as tilt the slats.