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Definition: Blank cartridge
, a. [OE. blank, blonc, blaunc, blaunche, fr. F.
blanc, fem. blanche, fr. OHG. blanch shining, bright, white,
G. blank; akin to E. blink, cf. also AS. blanc white. ?98.
, and cf. 1st Blanch
1. Of a white or pale color; without color.
To the blank moon
Her office they prescribed. --Milton.
2. Free from writing, printing, or marks; having an empty
space to be filled in with some special writing; -- said
of checks, official documents, etc.; as, blank paper; a
blank check; a blank ballot.
3. Utterly confounded or discomfited.
Adam . . . astonied stood, and blank. --Milton.
4. Empty; void; without result; fruitless; as, a blank space;
a blank day.
5. Lacking characteristics which give variety; as, a blank
desert; a blank wall; destitute of interests, affections,
hopes, etc.; as, to live a blank existence; destitute of
sensations; as, blank unconsciousness.
6. Lacking animation and intelligence, or their associated
characteristics, as expression of face, look, etc.;
expressionless; vacant. “Blank and horror-stricken
The blank . . . glance of a half returned
consciousness. --G. Eliot.
7. Absolute; downright; unmixed; as, blank terror.
(Law), a plea put in to oblige the plaintiff in
an action of trespass to assign the certain place where
the trespass was committed; -- called also common bar
, a cartridge containing no ball.
. See Deed
, or Blank window
(Arch.), a depression in a
wall of the size of a door or window, either for
symmetrical effect, or for the more convenient insertion
of a door or window at a future time, should it be needed.
(Law), an indorsement which omits the
name of the person in whose favor it is made; it is
usually made by simply writing the name of the indorser on
the back of the bill.
(Print.), a vacant space of the breadth of a
line, on a printed page; a line of quadrats.
(Mech.), a tire without a flange.
. See Blind tooling
, under Blind
. See under Verse
, a wall in which there is no opening; a dead
(k[aum]r"tr[i^]j), n. [Formerly cartrage,
corrupted fr. F. cartouche. See Cartouch
A complete charge for a firearm, contained in, or held
together by, a case, capsule, or shell of metal, pasteboard,
or other material.
, a cartridge containing a projectile.
, a cartridge without a projectile.
, a cartridge in which the fulminate
occupies an axial position usually in the center of the
base of the capsule, instead of being contained in its
rim. In the Prussian needle gun the fulminate is applied
to the middle of the base of the bullet.
, a cartridge in which the fulminate is
contained in a rim surrounding its base.
, a bag of woolen cloth, to hold a charge for
, a belt having pockets for cartridges.
, a case, usually of leather, attached to a
belt or strap, for holding cartridges.
(a) A thick stout paper for inclosing cartridges.
(b) A rough tinted paper used for covering walls, and also
for making drawings upon.