What is blind?

  • (verb): Render unable to see.
    See also — Additional definitions below

Some articles on blind:

World Blind Union
... The World Blind Union (WBU) is the global organization representing the estimated 285 million people worldwide who are blind or partially sighted ... WBU members are organizations of and for the blind in some 190 countries and international organizations working in the field of vision impairment ... The World Blind Union is governed by an Officers Board composed of six internationally elected Officers and the six regional presidents as well as an executive committee ...
Blind Date - Structure
... A blind date is arranged for by a mutual acquaintance of both participants, whether that person be a friend of both persons or a family member of one ... The two persons who take part in the blind date have never met or seen each other, thus the name blind date ...
Blind - Other
... Blind (munition), a piece of unexploded ordnance that failed to go off when fired Blind-baking, the process of baking a pie crust or other pastry without ...
Blind Date (UK TV Series)
... Blind Date is a British dating game show produced by London Weekend Television ... Blind Date ran on Saturdays nights from 30 November 1985 to 31 May 2003 ...
Blind Golf - Outstanding Player Achievements
... The first hole-in-one recorded by a blind or visually impaired golfer in a National Open was made by the inspirational Graham Salmon MBE ... In March 2005, American blind golfer Joel Ludvicek, 78, scored a hole-in-one in the 168-yard No ... In November 2005, Israeli blind golfer Zohar Sharon, 53, achieved a hole-in-one on the 15th hole at the Caesarea golf course in Israel ...

More definitions of "blind":

  • (adj): Unable or unwilling to perceive or understand.
    Example: "Blind to a lover's faults"; "blind to the consequences of their actions"
  • (verb): Make blind by putting the eyes out.
    Example: "The criminals were punished and blinded"
  • (noun): Something that keeps things out or hinders sight.
    Synonyms: screen
  • (noun): Something intended to misrepresent the true nature of an activity.
    Example: "The holding company was just a blind"
    Synonyms: subterfuge
  • (verb): Make dim by comparison or conceal.
    Synonyms: dim
  • (noun): A hiding place sometimes used by hunters (especially duck hunters).
    Example: "He waited impatiently in the blind"
  • (noun): People who have severe visual impairments.
    Example: "He spent hours reading to the blind"
  • (adj): Not based on reason or evidence.
    Example: "Blind hatred"; "blind faith"
    Synonyms: unreasoning

Famous quotes containing the word blind:

    A dreamlike feebleness by which the blind race of man is hampered.
    Aeschylus (525–456 B.C.)

    As if he were
    a pot of dates
    in a blind man’s hand,
    they pilfer my husband
    and they’re jealous of me!
    The cobra’s hood
    has come out of its tail.
    Hla Stavhana (c. 50 A.D.)

    It’s a great advantage not to drink among hard-drinking people. You can hold your tongue and, moreover, you can time any little irregularity of your own so that everybody else is so blind that they don’t see or care.
    F. Scott Fitzgerald (1896–1940)