Devoid of writing, images, or marks: a blank page; a blank screen. Containing no information; unrecorded or erased: a blank tape; a blank diskette. Not completed or filled in: a blank questionnaire. Not having received final processing; unfinished: a blank key. Lacking expression; expressionless: "Although his gestures were elaborate, his face was blank\u201d ( Nathanael West). See Synonyms at empty. Appearing or seeming to appear dazed or confused: greeted me with a blank stare. Devoid of thought or impression: a blank mind. Devoid of activity, interest, or distinctive character; empty: tried to fill the blank hours of the day. Absolute; complete: a blank refusal. An empty space or place; a void: During the exam my mind was a blank. An empty space on a document to be filled in. A document with one or more such spaces. A manufactured article of a standard shape or form that is ready for final processing, as by stamping or cutting: a key blank. A blank cartridge. Something worthless, such as a losing lottery ticket. A mark, usually a dash (\u2014), indicating the omission of a word or of a letter or letters. The white circle in the center of a target; a bull's-eye. To remove, as from view; obliterate: "At times the strong glare of the sun blanked it from sight\u201d ( Richard Wright). To block access to: blank off a subway tunnel. Sports To prevent (an opponent) from scoring. To punch or stamp from flat stock, especially with a die. To become abstracted. Often used with out: My mind blanked out for a few seconds. To fail to find or remember something: I blanked when asked the name of our mayor. To fade away: The music gradually blanked out.