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blank cartridge

noun, Ordnance
a cartridge containing powder only, without a bullet.
Origin of blank cartridge
1820-30 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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Examples from the web for blank cartridge
  • Try the file transfer again making sure that all the files are saved to the root directory of the blank cartridge.
  • Penetrative captive bolt stun guns have steel bolts, powered by either compressed air or a blank cartridge.
  • But you could also receive a blank cartridge which then you could download the book through your computer onto that cartridge.
  • The blank cartridge accompanied the duplicate sample cartridges, but at no time was exposed to ambient air.
British Dictionary definitions for blank cartridge

blank cartridge

a cartridge containing powder but no bullet: used in battle practice or as a signal
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