blank cartridge

noun Ordnance.
a cartridge containing powder only, without a bullet.

Origin:
1820–30

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

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Example sentences
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.
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