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Definition of Black

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Black Black, adv. Sullenly; threateningly; maliciously; so as to produce blackness.
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Black Black, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Blacked; p. pr. & vb. n. Blacking.] [See Black, a., and cf. Blacken.] 1. To make black; to blacken; to soil; to sully. They have their teeth blacked, both men and women, for they say a dog hath his teeth white, therefore they will black theirs. --Hakluyt. Sins which black thy soul. --J. Fletcher. 2. To make black and shining, as boots or a stove, by applying blacking and then polishing with a brush.
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Black Black, n. 1. That which is destitute of light or whiteness; the darkest color, or rather a destitution of all color; as, a cloth has a good black. Black is the badge of hell, The hue of dungeons, and the suit of night. --Shak. 2. A black pigment or dye. 3. A negro; a person whose skin is of a black color, or shaded with black; esp. a member or descendant of certain African races. 4. A black garment or dress; as, she wears black; pl. (Obs.) Mourning garments of a black color; funereal drapery. Friends weeping, and blacks, and obsequies, and the like show death terrible. --Bacon. That was the full time they used to wear blacks for the death of their fathers. --Sir T. North. 5. The part of a thing which is distinguished from the rest by being black. The black or sight of the eye. --Sir K. Digby. 6. A stain; a spot; a smooch. Defiling her white lawn of chastity with ugly blacks of lust. --Rowley. Black and white, writing or print; as, I must have that statement in black and white. Blue black, a pigment of a blue black color. Ivory black, a fine kind of animal charcoal prepared by calcining ivory or bones. When ground it is the chief ingredient of the ink used in copperplate printing. Berlin black. See under Berlin.

Meaning of Black from wikipedia

- Black is the darkest color, resulting from the absence or complete absorption of light. Like white and grey, it is an achromatic color, literally a color...
- Black and white, often abbreviated B/W or B&W, and hyphenated black-and-white when used as an adjective, is any of several monochrome forms in visual...
- between black nationalism and black separatism. They both aim for the rights of blacks, but there are a few differences. All black separatists are black nationalists...
- A black hole is a region of spacetime exhibiting such strong gravitational effects that nothing—not even particles and electromagnetic radiation such...
- A black panther is the melanistic color variant of any Panthera species. Black panthers in Asia and Africa are leopards (Panthera pardus) and black panthers...
- Black supremacy or black supremacism is a racial supremacist belief that black people are superior to people of other races. The term has been used by...
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- Black nationalism (BN) advocates a racial definition (or redefinition) of national identity for African Americans. There are different indigenous nationalist...
- Carbon black (subtypes are acetylene black, channel black, furnace black, lamp black and thermal black) is a material produced by the incomplete combustion...
- Black people is a term used in certain countries, often in socially based systems of racial cl****ification or of ethnicity, to describe persons who are...