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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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Blinder goes on to give similar information about the Federal Reserve and Treasury Department's responses.
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As to what the central bank should reveal, Blinder lists the following: the goals of monetary policy; the methods of analysis; the decision making models; and immediate disclosure of decisions and votes, accompanied by a "balance of risks" statement.
As the Japanese central bank has already driven the key short-term money market rate to almost zero, Blinder indicated an expansion of money supply and other inflation measures.