Definitions

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  • v. Present participle of blank.
  • n. An instance of something being blanked out.
  • n. A metalworking process to form the rough shape of a sheet-metal workpiece.
  • n. The reduction of the brightness of the scanning beam to zero when it needs to be moved without updating the picture.

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Examples

  • (Soundbite of laughter) SAGAL: After a 16 day review, Bank of America announced that it had found no problems and would begin blanking on homes again.

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  • Kiprusoff, who also made 38 saves in blanking the Red Wings 1-0 Friday, made his biggest saves during a Minnesota power-play flurry late in the second period.

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  • In regard to name blanking, this is again a central feature of the campaign.

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  • In seriousness, the amendments want to remove the proposals to tackle the unreal body image expectations in the media, and the ‘name blanking’ proposals intended to tackle discrimination at work.

    2009 September « My Political Ramblings…

  • Therefore, tackling the maternity/paternity leave divide would arguably make the name blanking policy easier to carry out.

    2009 September « My Political Ramblings…

  • Besides supplying CR strips to the government of India, the plant at Hisar houses a coin blanking line for supply of coin blanks to the Indian mint and mints in the global markets.

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  • "I don't recall blanking out, I just remember being real woozy and 'Uhhh, something's wrong, uhhh, something's really wrong."'

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  • Drive imaging with network and spanning support, password blanking, it's just an excellent app.

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  • While he managed to get through the debate without "blanking," Plummer still had few answers for host Phil Ponce in terms of why he refuses to release his income tax returns and what the Brady Administration would do to fix the state's massive budget shortfall.

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  • I'm kind of blanking out on Paranormal Romance authors right now.

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