blank

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Plain form
blank

Third-person singular
blanks

Past tense
blanked

Past participle
blanked

Present participle
blanking

  1. If you blank something, you make it empty.

Adjective[change]

Positive
blank

Comparative
blanker

Superlative
blankest

  1. If a piece of paper or something else is blank, it has nothing written on it.
    I asked Bill for a blank piece of paper, but he gave me one with writing on it.
    I thought he would sign the check, but he left it blank.
    The computer screen was completely blank because the computer was off.

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Noun[change]

Singular
blank

Plural
blanks

Blanks (sense 2)
  1. (countable) A blank is a space or line on a piece of paper or somewhere else where a word or phrase is supposed to be.
    Fill in the blanks on the legal form.
  2. (weapon) (countable) A blank is a cartridge that contains gunpowder but does not have a bullet. It used usually used for training or as a signal.

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