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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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Sadler's Ales, of Stourbridge, owns two pubs in the town where historians suspect an early Peaky Blinders gang used to meet in Victorian times.
Additionally, it's unclear how Blinder comes up with the calculation that household debt reached 140 percent of gross domestic product-he cites not one source for that number, which makes it difficult to agree with his conclusions.
Blinder goes on to give similar information about the Federal Reserve and Treasury Department's responses.
My biggest complaint, however, is that Blinder fails to place the credit bubble in the context of the massive global-trade imbalances of the past two decades.
Nothing calamitous has happened," Blinder concedes, reviewing the numbers.
Asked to comment on the view that Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke is less bold than his predecessor Alan Greenspan in terms of monetary policy, Blinder said what action the Fed takes on Tuesday will help determine Bernanke's reputation.
On the subject of decisions by committees, Blinder believes that committee decisions move central banks from doing the bidding of the prevailing government to acting independently.
His likely successor is Alan Blinder, whom Clinton recently appointed vice chairman of the Fed.
WESTBORO -- The Congregational Church of Westborough will host Russian pianists Ellina Blinder and Janara Khassenova for "The Nutcracker Suite'' at 3 p.
In 2006, Princeton University economist and former Federal Reserve vice chairman Alan Blinder made a splash with his claim that 30 to 40 million American jobs could become vulnerable to offshore competition over the next two decades.