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blanking (plural blankings)
- 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.