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blank cartridge

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

(Firearms, Gunnery, Ordnance & Artillery) a cartridge containing powder but no bullet: used in battle practice or as a signal
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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.
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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.
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He carries a silly little pop-gun loaded with blank cartridges. With that and a kitchen chair he subdues the most ferocious of beasts."
I ordered a starter kit from H & L Publishing in Virton, Belgium consisting of five .38 Long Colt shells with the primer hole drilled out toward the rim to hold a standard .22 blank cartridge as the primer.
The archaeologists' report states: 'Of the 75 ammunition related objects retrieved, four are round ball bullets, 41 are identifiable cylindro-conoidal bullets, and 25 are heavily impacted lead shot, one base plug, three blank cartridge casings, and one lead long-box slug were also recovered.
A cannon fires a blank cartridge that only contains black powder.
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