An instance of something being blanked out.
A metalworking process to form the rough shape of a sheet-metal workpiece.
(television) The reduction of the brightness of the scanning beam to zero when it needs to be moved without updating the picture.
* 2001 , A. M. Dhake, TV and Video Engineering (page 73)
- Thus during each blanking , a line pattern of charges is read into the horizontal register in parallel.
(uncountable) A form of alternative medicine from Southeast Asia where a coin is rubbed vigorously on a patient's oiled skin.
(countable, linguistics) A newly created word or phrase
, author=Hugh Blair
, editor=George Edward Griffiths
, title=The Monthly Review
, section=Art. V. Lectures on Rhetoric and Belles Lettres.
, page= 499
, passage=Poetry admits of greater latitude than pro?e, which with re?pect to coining , or, at lea?t, new-compounding words; yet, even here, this liberty ?hould be u?ed with a ?paring hand. }}
, author=Horsley, G.H.R.
, title=New Documents Illustrating Early Christianity
, chapter=The Greek Documentary Evidence and NT Lexical Study: Some Soundings
, passage=Once we move into the Patristic period, there is undoubted evidence for new coinings of words (particularly compounds) as a response to the needs of the theological debates which occurred.}}
, year= 2009
, author=Kristin Denham, Anne Lobeck
, title=Linguistics for Everyone: An Introduction
, chapter=Morphological Typology and Word Formation
, page= 194
, passage=Coinings' or neologisms are words that have recently been created. [...] True ' coinings , which are completely new words, are rather rare relative to the vast number of words we create by means of the other word formation processes.}}
* (newly created word) neologism