blazing, blinding, dazzling, fulgent, glaring, glary(adj)
"the blazing sun"; "blinding headlights"; "dazzling snow"; "fulgent patterns of sunlight"; "the glaring sun"
The act of causing blindness
A thin coat of sand or gravel used to fill holes in a new road surface
A thin sprinkling of sand or chippings laid on a newly tarred surface
To an extreme degree; blindingly.
Very bright (as if to cause blindness).
How's it going?Blinding, mate.
making blind or as if blind; depriving of sight or of understanding; obscuring; as, blinding tears; blinding snow
a thin coating of sand and fine gravel over a newly paved road. See Blind, v. t., 4
In cryptography, blinding is a technique by which an agent can provide a service to a client in an encoded form without knowing either the real input or the real output. Blinding techniques also have applications to preventing side-channel attacks on encryption devices. More precisely, Alice has an input x and Oscar has a function f. Alice would like Oscar to compute y = f(x) for her without revealing either x or y to him. The reason for her wanting this might be that she doesn't know the function f or that she does not have the resources to compute it. Alice "blinds" the message by encoding it into some other input E(x); the encoding E must be a bijection on the input space of f, ideally a random permutation. Oscar gives her f, to which she applies a decoding D to obtain D = y. Of course, not all functions admit of blind computation. The most common application of blinding is the blind signature. In a blind signature protocol, the signer digitally signs a message without being able to learn its content. The OTP is an application of blinding to the secure communication problem, by its very nature. Alice would like to send a message to Bob secretly, however all of their communication can be read by Oscar. Therefore Alice sends the message after blinding it with a secret key or OTP that she shares with Bob. Bob reverses the blinding after receiving the message. In this example, the function f is the identity and E and D are both typically the XOR operation.eddeddd
The numerical value of blinding in Chaldean Numerology is: 6
The numerical value of blinding in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8
Examples of blinding in a Sentence
Blinding one self with hopeless hope.
Blinding ignorance does mislead us. O! Wretched mortals, open your eyes!
($13 million) in a matter of hours is nothing short of blinding, the use of loopholes in the bank's procedures makes sense, but trying to rustle up a mule network in one country without making too much noise can't be easy.
The Iranian authorities’ prolific use of corporal punishment, including on children, demonstrates a shocking disregard for basic humanity, they should immediately abolish all forms of such punishment, which in Iran includes amputation and blinding as well as flogging.
This punishment exposes the utter brutality of Iran's justice system and underlines the Iranian authorities' shocking disregard for basic humanity, meting out cruel and inhuman retribution punishments is not justice. Blinding, like stoning, amputation and flogging, is a form of corporal punishment prohibited by international law. Such punishments should not be carried out under any circumstances.
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