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Definition of Empty

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Empty Emp"ty (?; 215), a. [Compar. Emptier; superl. Emptiest.] [AS. emtig, [ae]mtig, [ae]metig, fr. [ae]mta, [ae]metta, quiet, leisure, rest; of uncertain origin; cf. G. emsig busy.] 1. Containing nothing; not holding or having anything within; void of contents or appropriate contents; not filled; -- said of an inclosure, as a box, room, house, etc.; as, an empty chest, room, purse, or pitcher; an empty stomach; empty shackles.
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Empty Emp"ty, v. i. 1. To discharge itself; as, a river empties into the ocean. 2. To become empty. ``The chapel empties.' --B. Jonson.
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Empty Emp"ty, n.; pl. Empties. An empty box, crate, cask, etc.; -- used in commerce, esp. in transportation of freight; as, ``special rates for empties.'
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Empty Emp"ty, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Emptied; p. pr. & vb. n. Emptying.] To deprive of the contents; to exhaust; to make void or destitute; to make vacant; to pour out; to discharge; as, to empty a vessel; to empty a well or a cistern. The clouds . . . empty themselves upon the earth. --Eccl. xi. 3.

Meaning of Empty from wikipedia

- Look up empty in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. Empty may refer to: ‍ Empty (God Lives Underwater album) or the title song, 1995 Empty (Nils Frahm album)...
- Emptiness as a human condition is a sense of generalized boredom, social alienation and apathy. Feelings of emptiness often accompany dysthymia, depression...
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- In formal language theory, the empty string, or empty word, is the unique string of length zero. Formally, a string is a finite, ordered sequence of characters...
- Look up empty space in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. Empty space may refer to: Outer space, especially the relatively empty regions of the universe...
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