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empty

1. Maths Logic (of a set or class) containing no members
2. Philosophy Logic (of a name or description) having no reference

empty

[′em·tē]
(ordnance)
In ammunition nomenclature, indicating that the munition does not contain a payload, but is designed to contain one at the time of final use.
References in classic literature ?
"No; and yet your father, a man accustomed to judicial accusations, ought to have known that all these deaths have not happened naturally; it is he who should have watched over you -- he should have occupied my place -- he should have emptied that glass -- he should have risen against the assassin.
Then he took the glass, emptied three parts of the contents in the fireplace, that it might be supposed Valentine had taken it, and replaced it on the table; then he disappeared, after throwing a farewell glance on Valentine, who slept with the confidence and innocence of an angel.
Curly Parsons and another, Pat Monahan, accepted, and, with his customary speed, Daylight paid them their wages in advance and arranged the purchase of the supplies, though he emptied his sack in doing so.
He led him into the king's cellar, and the man bent over the huge barrels, and drank and drank till his loins hurt, and before the day was out he had emptied all the barrels.
'After the container has been emptied, it is the responsibility of the shipping line to provide efficient service to accept the empty and [keep] enough space for the empty [that was] returned.
Emptied: Experiencing the Fullness of a Poured-Out Marriage