Blinding
Blinding Blind"ing, a. Making blind or as if blind; depriving of sight or of understanding; obscuring; as, blinding tears; blinding snow. [1913 Webster]

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  • Blinding — can refer to: *The act of making someone blind **Metaphorical and extended uses of same: see blindness#Metaphorical uses *Blinding (cryptography), a technique by which an agent can provide a service to (i.e, compute a function for) a client in an …   Wikipedia

  • Blinding — Blind ing, n. A thin coating of sand and fine gravel over a newly paved road. See {Blind}, v. t., 4. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • blinding — 1784, pp. adjective from BLIND (Cf. blind) (v.). Related: Blindingly …   Etymology dictionary

  • blinding — ► ADJECTIVE 1) (of light) very bright. 2) suddenly and overwhelmingly obvious. 3) informal (of an action) remarkably skilful and exciting. DERIVATIVES blindingly adverb …   English terms dictionary

  • blinding — blind|ing [ˈblaındıŋ] adj 1.) [usually before noun] so bright or strong that you cannot see properly blinding flash/light/glare etc ▪ the desert with its strange twisted plants and its blinding light blinding rain/snow/heat etc ▪ I struggled back …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • blinding — UK [ˈblaɪndɪŋ] / US adjective 1) a) extremely bright, and making it difficult for you to see a blinding light b) very thick, and making it difficult for you to see blinding clouds of smoke blinding rain/snow 2) [only before noun] used for… …   English dictionary

  • blinding — [[t]bla͟ɪndɪŋ[/t]] 1) ADJ: usu ADJ n A blinding light is extremely bright. The doctor worked busily beneath the blinding lights of the delivery room. Syn: dazzling 2) ADJ: ADJ n (emphasis) You use blinding to emphasize that something is very… …   English dictionary

  • blinding — blind|ing [ blaındıŋ ] adjective 1. ) extremely bright, and making it difficult for you to see: a blinding light a ) very thick, and making it difficult for you to see: blinding clouds of smoke blinding rain/snow 2. ) only before noun used for… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • blinding — adjective 1 blinding light/flash etc a very bright light that makes you unable to see properly 2 blinding headache/pain etc a headache, pain etc that is so strong that it makes you unable to think or behave normally 3 BrE spoken excellent: It s a …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • blinding — adj, exclamation British excellent, outstanding, astonishing. This old term of approbation from the lan guage of middle aged Londoners was adopted as a vogue term by adolescents in the 1990s, sometimes in the form of an exclamation. (The… …   Contemporary slang

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