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blind

  

      adj  
1   
a    unable to see; sightless  
b    (as collective n; preceded by the)  
the blind     
2    usually foll by: to   unable or unwilling to understand or discern  
3    not based on evidence or determined by reason  
blind hatred     
4    acting or performed without control or preparation  
5    done without being able to see, relying on instruments for information  
6    hidden from sight  
a blind corner, a blind stitch     
7    closed at one end  
a blind alley     
8    completely lacking awareness or consciousness  
a blind stupor     
9    Informal   very drunk  
10    having no openings or outlets  
a blind wall     
11    without having been seen beforehand  
a blind purchase     
12    (of cultivated plants) having failed to produce flowers or fruits  
13    (intensifier)  
not a blind bit of notice     
14    turn a blind eye (to)   to disregard deliberately or pretend not to notice (something, esp. an action of which one disapproves)  
      adv  
15    without being able to see ahead or using only instruments  
to drive blind, flying blind     
16    without adequate knowledge or information; carelessly  
to buy a house blind     
17    (intensifier) (in the phrase blind drunk)  
18    bake blind   to bake (the empty crust of a pie, pastry, etc.) by half filling with dried peas, crusts of bread, etc., to keep it in shape  
      vb   mainly tr  
19    to deprive of sight permanently or temporarily  
20    to deprive of good sense, reason, or judgment  
21    to darken; conceal  
22    foll by: with   to overwhelm by showing detailed knowledge  
to blind somebody with science     
23    intr     (Brit)  
slang   to drive very fast  
24    intr     (Brit)  
slang   to curse (esp. in the phrase effing and blinding)  
      n  
25    modifier   for or intended to help the blind  
a blind school     
26    a shade for a window, usually on a roller  
27    any obstruction or hindrance to sight, light, or air  
28    a person, action, or thing that serves to deceive or conceal the truth  
29    a person who acts on behalf of someone who does not wish his identity or actions to be known  
30      (Brit)  
slang, Also called   blinder   a drunken orgy; binge  
31      (Poker)   a stake put up by a player before he examines his cards  
32      (Hunting)     (chiefly U.S. and Canadian)   a screen of brush or undergrowth, in which hunters hide to shoot their quarry,   (Brit. name)    hide  
33      (Military)   a round or demolition charge that fails to explode  
     (Old English blind; related to Old Norse blindr, Old High German blint; Lettish blendu to see dimly; see blunder)  
  blindly      adv  
  blindness      n  
See at disabled  


Austrian blind  
      n   a window blind consisting of rows of vertically gathered fabric that may be drawn up to form a series of ruches  
blind alley  
      n  
1    an alley open at one end only; cul-de-sac  
2    Informal   a situation in which no further progress can be made  
blind blocking  
      n     (Bookbinding)      another name for       blind stamping  
blind date  
      n  
Informal  
1    a social meeting between a man and a woman who have not met before  
2    either of the persons involved  
Blind Freddie  
      n     (Austral)  
informal   an imaginary person representing the highest degree of incompetence (esp. in the phrase Blind Freddie could see that!)  
blind gut  
      n  
Informal      another name for the       caecum  
blind man's buff  
      n   a game in which a blindfolded person tries to catch and identify the other players  
     (C16: buff, perhaps from Old French buffe a blow; see buffet2)  
blind register  
      n   (in the United Kingdom) a list of those who are blind and are therefore entitled to financial and other benefits  
blind snake  
      n   any burrowing snake of the family Typhlopidae and related families of warm and tropical regions, having very small or vestigial eyes  
blind spot  
      n  
1    a small oval-shaped area of the retina in which vision is not experienced. It marks the nonphotosensitive site of entrance into the eyeball of the optic nerve  
   See       optic disc  
2    a place or area, as in an auditorium or part of a road, where vision is completely or partially obscured or hearing is difficult or impossible  
3    a subject about which a person is ignorant or prejudiced, or an occupation in which he is inefficient  
4    a location within the normal range of a radio transmitter with weak reception  
blind staggers  
      n   functioning as sing     (Vet. science)      another name for       staggers  
blind stamping  
      n     (Bookbinding)   an impression on a book cover without using colour or gold leaf,   (Also called)    blind blocking  
colour-blind  
      adj  
1    of or relating to any defect in the normal ability to distinguish certain colours  
   See       deuteranopia       protanopia       tritanopia  
2    not discriminating on grounds of skin colour or ethnic origin  
  colour blindness      n  
double-blind  
      adj   of or relating to an experiment to discover reactions to certain commodities, drugs, etc., in which neither the experimenters nor the subjects know the particulars of the test items during the experiments  
   Compare       single-blind  
festoon blind  
      n   a window blind consisting of vertical rows of horizontally gathered fabric that may be drawn up to form a series of ruches  
gravel-blind  
      adj  
Literary   almost entirely blind  
     (C16: from gravel + blind, formed on the model of sand-blind)  
hoodman-blind  
      n     (Brit)   † † blind man's buff  
Roman blind  
      n   a window blind consisting of a length of material which, when drawn up, gathers into horizontal folds from the bottom  
sand-blind  
      adj   not completely blind; partially able to see  
   Compare       stone-blind  
     (C15: changed (through influence of sand) from Old English samblind (unattested), from sam- half, semi- + blind)  
  sand-blindness      n  
single-blind  
      adj   of or relating to an experiment, esp. one to discover people's reactions to certain commodities, drugs, etc., in which the experimenters but not the subjects know the particulars of the test items during the experiment  
   Compare       double-blind  
snow-blind  
      adj   temporarily unable to see or having impaired vision because of the intense reflection of sunlight from snow  
  snow blindness      n  
stone-blind  
      adj   completely blind  
   Compare       sand-blind  
sun blind  
      n     (Chiefly Brit)   a blind, such as a Venetian blind, that shades a room from the sun's glare  
Venetian blind  
      n   a window blind consisting of a number of horizontal slats whose angle may be altered to let in more or less light  
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Collaborative Dictionary     English Definition
n.
technique used for smoking a marijuana joint in two, consisting in one person inhaling the smoke exhaled by the other one
slang
n.
it's a unintended call which happens when the keys are not blocked in one's pocket
n.
brothers of the blue eye
adj.
perceived visually
E.g. How much of the info taken in by the eye do we memorize? (meaning: How much of what we see do we remember?)
n.
buy one, get one free
It's a common form of sales promotion. This marketing technique is universally known in the marketing industry by the acronym BOGOF.
n.
partner during an event
E.g.: Tom will be her plus one to the party.
exp.
generally, an endearment expression used to describe someone who, contrary to the appearances, proves to have strength, determination
exp.
stop talking; refrain from saying something
informal
exp.
be kept waiting
exp.
to lose one's temper
very familiar
exp.
(about a positive event/situation) happen out of the blue, without any effort from the impacted persons
v.
spoil someone's plans; spoil someone's pleasure or joy.
I hate to rain on your parade, but we will not be able to host your birthday party next week.
id.
make a lot of efforts to understand something
exp.
expression used to describe the practice of a company using internally the marketed products
[Bus.] expression originating from and widely used in software industry; the practice is also known as "dogfooding"
n.
one who makes stripes and epaulettes
[Tech.]
exp.
Slang expression meaning one being annoying.
"You`re a prick when you ask those questions."
id.
going from one bar to another
n.
one who solves people's problems
n.
one who designs a room interior
exp.
to do two things at the same time using the effort needed to do only one
exp.
a modern version of the popular saying "killing two birds with one stone" derived from the popular video game "angry birds."
exp.
go for something, take one's chances
exp.
have everything together; have all things settled/organized
E.g.: Just when I had got all my ducks in a row and I was ready to go, I received a call and had to cancel my trip.
v.
snubbing people by using one's mobile phone
[Neologism] portmanteau word : phone + snubbing
exp.
get rid of a strong feeling towards something or someone
[Informal] If you have done something wrong, tell him and get it out of your system. After the break up, it took him some while to get her out of his system.
n.
a single place where you can find everything you need, usually found in different places
n.
Mydriasis Unilateral : because medication, loss of Eye inervation . Bilateral profound pupillary areflexia isssen in very profound Coma , Cardiac Arrest or in Death
medical term
v.
raise a price after agreeing on a lower one
Common real estate term but 'of uncertain origin'. However WW1 Australian soldier's diary records: "Huge rubber gun gazumps were falling all over the town [Watten]..." A weapon?
v.
the act of pushing one's face in between two ample breasts, and rocking one's head side to side very rapidly while making a vigorous, lip-vibrating "brrr" sound
[Slang]

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