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Emptiness is the state of being empty, i.e., not containing anything.
Hence, the term may refer metaphorically to several things:
- A blank information carrier, like an empty sheet of paper or an empty hard disk.
- An empty data structure, such as an empty string.
- In Buddhism, "emptiness" is called Śūnyatā.
- In set theory, emptiness is symbolized by the empty set: a set that contains no elements.
- In linguistics, emptiness is represented by the absent referent: a sign that has an empty, absent, non-existent, paradoxical, hypothetical, supernatural, or undefined referent.
Emptiness or The Emptiness may also refer to:
- Lack of matter, or vacuum.
- The Emptiness (album), the third album released by post-hardcore band Alesana
- Emptiness (Chinese constellation), a Chinese star constellation
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