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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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Well, the bottom line is that I am still making grand mistakes during my driving lessons and looks like I will take more and more of those lessons, so hope you will bear with me until I am a fully qualified driver whom people would love to follow blindly.
In my view, the cost of an x-ray to confirm correct placement of a blindly inserted tube of any size prior to its initial use to administer formula or medications to critically ill patients is money well spent.
I offer you the Bureau of Prisons, where we blindly entrust a government agency with no direct oversight to spend our tax dollars without being required to provide audited financials to justify expenditures.
In our country, many people blindly follow their so-called leader without understanding the good and the bad, the spiritual and the satanic version of the issue.
Klink blindly followed orders and acted reflexively.
Deceived conservatives who put blind faith and trust in Bush--exactly what he requested of the delegates at his acceptance speech at the Republican Convention--are almost no better than the minions and acolytes who blindly and unwaveringly supported Bill and Hillary Clinton.
You can put a drill down anywhere and almost blindly find something," Buchan says.
In this article, we describe two cases in which the LMA was used to blindly intubate the larynx after standard intubation techniques had failed.
No, because Wrightson thinks the changes were set in motion blindly, animated by a demand for goods, generated by demographic expansion, not by class advance.
Fortunately, Gaines, a college law professor, refused to trust her doctors blindly.
To blindly think you can just push technology into a company -- it's the square peg in the round hole.
That essay addresses what McPherson sees as the need of black Americans to relocate what is best in their own culture, rather than continuing to blindly embrace middle-class values and materialism.