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containing nothing

lacking intelligent thought or content

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a blank character used to separate successive words in writing or printing

a blank gap or missing part

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a piece of material ready to be made into something

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a cartridge containing an explosive charge but no bullet

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keep the opposing (baseball) team from winning

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(of a surface) not written or printed on

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void of expression

not charged with a bullet

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For several seconds, with a countdown timer helpfully ticking away on screen to illustrate the sheer scale of the awkwardness, Crockett stares blankly into the lens, occasionally blinking.
You should see the length of his arms his knuckles touch the ground!' "The girl obviously didn't get the joke as she looked at me blankly and, in a small voice, said: 'Oh yes?'"
"Armed police in black and army personnel, ramrod straight in combat fatigues, bullet-proof vests and helmets, blocked the crossroads ahead, staring back blankly at the demonstrators.
Many will say their pooches' eyes seem to know them, understanding them without words but others will argue that this bond is all in the mind of the owner, that the pets don't understand at all and they're just staring blankly hoping for a walk.
No words were necessary we all just gazed blankly at the joyous world around us and quietly prayed that M&S would be 'her' last port of call.
We offered to go halves on replacing it, but he blankly refused.
Somehow looking at once blankly inexpressive and doggedly determined, a 65-year-old Arnold Schwarzenegger makes a creaky but reasonably commercial comeback hid with "The Last Stand." Tossing together spare parts from "Rio Bravo," "Jackass," NRA promos and vintage muscle-car commercials, this thin, jokey star vehicle elevates a back-of-the-bar-napkin script with a string of proficient and sensationally violent setpieces.
He stared blankly at us for a few moments, then mumbled a "Who would say no to that?" Our thoughts exactly ...
Anyway, with cabbie looking at me blankly I decided to go to my corner shop to buy some things so I could get change for the cab.
I had to I stared Consciousness didn't return for a few minutes, they told me afterwards, as I stared blankly into space being asked over and over again: "Are you OK, Al?" It was all good fun in the end.
It is very frustrating for her when the carers look blankly at her as if she's come from outer space.
In the UK, for example, although the shortage in nursing staff reached 13,000 and doctors 6,000, the British government blankly refused to import labour to fill the gap.
They'll stare blankly when you tell them about his juggle and lob over Neville Southall, his four-goal haul against San Marino, a deft 40-yard chip against Swindon and a delightful bender in Auxerre.
But Demjanjuk said nothing in the first two days of hearings and appeared in court lying on a hospital bed with his eyes closed or staring blankly. Some victims' families accused him of dramatising his condition.
Yesterday the killer stood in the dock to receive his sentence, staring blankly ahead.