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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
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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.
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emptiest of would have to the rendition Moon Brennan It has been wonderful to watch, but the old, passionate Blues support, forged in adversity, has often only burned brightly at away games.
These systems must be managed and maintained by operators, who are responsible for monitoring the stations and moving bicycles from the most loaded stations to the emptiest ones.
Her attraction to non-bourgeois contexts had been part of her adolescent years when she would seek out "the dreariest places in the city, [...] the most desolate public gardens, the most squalid milkbars, the grubbiest cinemas and the barest and emptiest cafes," (49) to meet with three friends who lived in poverty and with whom she could escape the well-ordered bourgeois life she lived with her parents.
Hegel too argues that God is, in his most elementary determination, thought, indeed the emptiest thought; it is just that Hegel thinks the being or existence of thought in away that Bakunin does not.
Instead it was the emptiest buzzword in a week full of them.
For example, Woods notes that "getting laid/getting slayed" describes the low-budget, exploitation films reflective of "capitalism's systematic commodification of sex" whereby teens are "punished for having sex" and women are "punished for being [liberated] women." Led by the films of Spielberg and Lucas with their mainstream narratives that embrace capitalism's definitions of masculinity and of the nuclear family, Wood, not surprisingly, concludes that "Reaganite America" "is proving to be the most impoverished, the most cynical, the most reactionary, the emptiest, in the entire history of Hollywood."
Regarding region shopping malls, the emptiest facilities are in Bunjakovec where one third of the facilities are empty, followed by Beverli Hills and SP Planet with over 30 percent in empty facilities.
SOUTHEASTERN CALIFORNIA IS one of the emptiest places on the American map, and for generations it has been a destination for people who like it that way.
It was the emptiest stretch of beach in the country.
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The two emptiest towers on the list, 510 Madison and 11 Times Square, opened in 2009 and 2010 during the recession, when office leasing was at a cyclical low.