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Definition of "blanking" [blanking]

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

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Use "blanking" in a sentence
  • "(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."
  • "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."
  • "In regard to name blanking, this is again a central feature of the campaign."