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From: Taiwan MOE computer dictionary


From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 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.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj : having been made empty

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj 1: holding or containing nothing; "an empty glass"; "an empty
             room"; "full of empty seats"; "empty hours" [ant: full]
      2: devoid of significance or point; "empty promises"; "a hollow
         victory"; "vacuous comments" [syn: hollow, vacuous]
      3: having nothing inside; "an empty sphere"
      4: needing nourishment; "after skipped lunch the men were empty
         by suppertime"; "empty-bellied children" [syn: empty-bellied]
      5: emptied of emotion; "after the violent argument he felt
      n : a container that has been emptied; "return all empties to
          the store"
      v 1: make void or empty of contents; "Empty the box"; "The alarm
           emptied the building" [ant: fill]
      2: become empty or void of its content; "The room emptied"
         [syn: discharge] [ant: fill]
      3: leave behind empty; move out of; "You must vacate your
         office by tonight" [syn: vacate, abandon]
      4: remove; "Empty the water"
      5: excrete or discharge from the body [syn: evacuate, void]
      [also: emptied, emptiest, emptier]

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      See empty