Something that has yet to be marked, determined, or developed:
(By extension) a fresh start
Palimpsest is defined as a parchment manuscript that has been modified or changed but that still has traces of its original writing.
The starting point.
A gun cartridge with a charge of powder but no bullet.
Find another word for tabula-rasa. In this page you can discover 10 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for tabula-rasa, like: blank slate, blank tablet, blank mind, clean-slate, palimpsest, square-one, featureless mind, blank cartridge, untaught state and fresh-start.