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blank cartridge

A gun cartridge with a charge of powder but no bullet.

blank cartridge

(Firearms, Gunnery, Ordnance & Artillery) a cartridge containing powder but no bullet: used in battle practice or as a signal

blank′ car′tridge

a cartridge containing powder only, without a bullet.
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(blӕŋk) adjective
1. (of paper) without writing or marks. a blank sheet of paper.
2. expressionless. a blank look.
3. (of a wall) having no door, window etc.
1. (in forms etc) a space left to be filled (with a signature etc). Fill in all the blanks!
2. a blank cartridge. The soldier fired a blank.
ˈblankly adverb
with a blank expression. He looked at me blankly.
ˈblankness noun
blank cartridge
a cartridge without a bullet.
blank cheque
a signed cheque on which the sum to be paid has not been entered.
go blank
to become empty. My mind went blank when the police questioned me.
References in classic literature ?
What Little Toomai liked was to scramble up bridle paths that only an elephant could take; the dip into the valley below; the glimpses of the wild elephants browsing miles away; the rush of the frightened pig and peacock under Kala Nag's feet; the blinding warm rains, when all the hills and valleys smoked; the beautiful misty mornings when nobody knew where they would camp that night; the steady, cautious drive of the wild elephants, and the mad rush and blaze and hullabaloo of the last night's drive, when the elephants poured into the stockade like boulders in a landslide, found that they could not get out, and flung themselves at the heavy posts only to be driven back by yells and flaring torches and volleys of blank cartridge.
He's had so many blank cartridges fired into his ears that he's stone deaf.
It was in this trying situation, exposed to a galling fire of blank cartridges, and harassed by the operations of the military, a fresh body of whom had begun to fall in on the opposite side, that Mr.
He carries a silly little pop-gun loaded with blank cartridges.
This ain't the old "fast draw blank cartridge, how quickly can you make a loud noise" competition of yesteryear.
The cannon fires a blank cartridge that only contains black powder, Lt-Col Bin Mosabah said.
In the course of the operation, one unlicensed pump shotgun, one unlicensed blank cartridge gun, ammunitions for the guns, some mechanism is used usage of methamphetamine, sensitive scale, tablet and computers, powder marijuana, semen cannabis, synthetic drug (ecstasy) and some apparatus used to produce narcotic drugs were sized.
The best explosive charge of the blank cartridge was selected by gradient powder loading experiments.
uses a significantly larger case (actually derived from a blank cartridge used in nail guns for many years) that is longer and fatter and thus has much greater powder capacity.
A prop gun had been squib loaded, causing the blank cartridge to propel the bullet into Lee and kill him.
He was found with a copy of a Glock 9mm pistol, which could not fire live ammunition, one blank cartridge, and a live .
You also required a blank cartridge to propel the grenade and, obviously, you especially needed a grenade.