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blank cartridge

noun, Ordnance.
1.
a cartridge containing powder only, without a bullet.
Origin of blank cartridge
1820-1830
First recorded in 1820-30
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blank cartridge

noun
1.
a cartridge containing powder but no bullet: used in battle practice or as a signal
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