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blank 中文解釋 wordnet sense Collocation Usage
Adjective
/blaNGk/,
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blankest, superlative; blanker, comparative;
  1. (of a surface or background) Unrelieved by decorative or other features; bare, empty, or plain
    • - the blank skyline
    • - a blank wall
  2. Not written or printed on
    • - a blank sheet of paper
  3. (of a document) With spaces left for a signature or details
    • - blank tax-return forms
  4. (of a tape) With nothing recorded on it
    • - blank cassettes
  5. Showing incomprehension or no reaction
    • - we were met by blank looks
  6. Having temporarily no knowledge or understanding
    • - her mind went blank
  7. Lacking incident or result
    • - those blank moments aboard airplanes
  8. Complete; absolute (used emphatically with negative force)
    • - he was met with a blank refusal to discuss the issue
Verb
  1. Cover up, obscure, or cause to appear blank or empty
    • - electronic countermeasures blanked out the radar signals
  2. Become blank or empty
    • - the picture blanked out
  3. Cut (a metal blank)
    • - the complete core disk can be blanked out in one piece
  4. Defeat (a sports opponent) without allowing the opposition to score
    • - Baltimore blanked Toronto in a 7–0 victory
Noun
  1. A space left to be filled in a document
    • - leave blanks to type in the appropriate names
    • - this measure required subjects to fill in the blanks in a story
  2. A document with blank spaces to be filled

  3. A cartridge containing gunpowder but no bullet, used for training or as a signal

  4. An empty space or period of time, esp. in terms of a lack of knowledge or understanding
    • - my mind was a total blank
  5. An object that has no mark or design on it, in particular

  6. A roughly cut metal or wooden block intended for further shaping or finishing

  7. A domino with one or both halves blank

  8. A plain metal disk from which a coin is made by stamping a design on it

  9. A dash written instead of a word or letter, esp. instead of an obscenity or profanity

  10. Used euphemistically in place of a noun regarded as obscene, profane, or abusive


  1. (of a surface) not written or printed on; "blank pages"; "fill in the blank spaces"; "a clean page"; "wide white margins"
  2. keep the opposing (baseball) team from winning
  3. space: a blank character used to separate successive words in writing or printing; "he said the space is the most important character in the alphabet"
  4. lacuna: a blank gap or missing part
  5. void of expression; "a blank stare"
  6. a piece of material ready to be made into something
  7. "Blank!" is a science fiction short story by Isaac Asimov. It was commissioned by Larry Shaw, editor of Infinity Science Fiction, as being the least inspirational title on which to base a story. ...
  8. In archaeology, a blank is a thick, shaped stone biface of suitable size and configuration for refining into a stone tool. Blanks are the beginning products of lithic reduction, and during prehistoric times were often created for trade or later refinement at another location. ...
  9. A blank is a type of cartridge for a firearm that contains gunpowder but no bullet or shot. When fired, the blank makes a flash and an explosive sound (report). ...
  10. The Blank is a fictional character that appears in comic books published by Marvel Comics. The character first appears in West Coast Avengers #2 (October 1984) and was created by Roger Stern and Bob Hall.
  11. Take as Needed for Pain is the second album by American sludge metal band Eyehategod, released on November 22, 1993. ...
  12. Scrabble is a word game in which two to four players score points by forming words from individual lettered tiles on a game board marked with a 15-by-15 grid. The words are formed across and down in crossword fashion and must appear in a standard dictionary. Official reference works (e.g. ...
  13. A bullet that doesn't harm; a cartridge inserted into a gun that fires no projectile; A void space on a paper; A space to be filled in on a form or template; A kind of base silver money, first coined in England by Henry V. ...
  14. (Blanks) A blank page intentionally left in the book by the publisher.
  15. (Blanks) Cartridges with dry filler material to be filled with e-liquid by the user.
  16. (Blanks) Stampings punched out of (mainly) surface-coated sheet for the automobile industry.
  17. (Blanks) category (button) - button shape pieces made from various material, but without holes and polish.
  18. (Blanks) items to paint on made of wood, particleboard or medium density fibreboard (MDF) usually available from craft stores.
  19. An uncut key. In the case of transponder keys, a key that is both uncut and unprogrammed.
  20. A key before any cuts have been made.
  21. Category of paperboard ranging in thickness from 15 to 48 points.
  22. A board card that doesn't seem to affect the standings in the hand. If the flop is As-Jd-Ts, then a turn card of 2h would be considered a blank. On the other hand, the 2s would not be.
  23. Raw material or forging stock (also called a "slug" or "multiple") from which a forging is made.
  24. A card which appears to have no effect on a hand. For example; with a flop of KhQh9d, the 3c would be considered a blank. Also known as a brick.
  25. A molten glass object ready for the further creation of the Art Glass piece.