(a.) Destitute of light, or incapable of reflecting it; of the color of soot or coal; of the darkest or a very dark color, the opposite of white; characterized by such a color; as, black cloth; black hair or eyes.
(a.) In a less literal sense: Enveloped or shrouded in darkness; very dark or gloomy; as, a black night; the heavens black with clouds.
(a.) Fig.: Dismal, gloomy, or forbidding, like darkness; destitute of moral light or goodness; atrociously wicked; cruel; mournful; calamitous; horrible.
(a.) Expressing menace, or discontent; threatening; sullen; foreboding; as, to regard one with black looks.
(adv.) Sullenly; threateningly; maliciously; so as to produce blackness.
(n.) 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.
(n.) A black pigment or dye.
(n.) A negro; a person whose skin is of a black color, or shaded with black; esp. a member or descendant of certain African races.
(n.) A black garment or dress; as, she wears black
(n.) Mourning garments of a black color; funereal drapery.
(n.) The part of a thing which is distinguished from the rest by being black.
(n.) A stain; a spot; a smooch.
(a.) To make black; to blacken; to soil; to sully.
(a.) To make black and shining, as boots or a stove, by applying blacking and then polishing with a brush.
(1) To quantify the size of the lesion in mice, the area of the infarct on the brain surface was assessed planimetrically 48 h after MCA occlusion by transcardial perfusion of carbon black.
(2) For male schizophrenics, all symptom differences disappeared except one; blacks were more frequently asocial.
(3) The most successful dyes were phenocyanin TC, gallein, fluorone black, alizarin cyanin BB and alizarin blue S. Celestin blue B with an iron mordant is quite successful if properly handled to prevent gelling of solutions.
(4) The correlates of three characteristics of familial networks (i.e., residential proximity, family affection, and family contact) were examined among a national sample of older Black Americans.
(5) Positivity was not correlated with current residence census tract socioeconomic indicators in black or white females.
(6) The high frequency of increased PCV number in San, S.A. Negroes and American Negroes is in keeping with the view that the Khoisan peoples (here represented by the San), the Southern African Negroes and the African ancestors of American Blacks sprang from a common proto-negriform stock.
(7) Fluttering in the background was a black flag adorned with white script, the “black flag of jihad”.
(8) It is 30 years since Paul Canoville became the first black footballer to play for Chelsea.
(9) If black people could only sort out these self-inflicted problems themselves, everything would be OK. After all, doesn't every business say it welcomes job applicants from all backgrounds?
(10) A case-control study of breast cancer among Black American women was conducted in seven hospitals in New York City from 1969 to 1975.
(11) Mike Enzi of Wyoming A senior senator from Wyoming, Enzi worked for the Department of Interior and the private Black Hills Corporation before being elected to Congress.
(12) The Black pregnant teen is a microcosm of the impact of society on the most vulnerable.
(13) The charges against Harrison were filed just after two white men were accused of fatally shooting three black people in Tulsa in what prosecutors said were racially motivated attacks.
(14) The relative effect of the intramammary infections and of different factors related to the cow (parity, stage of lactation, milk yield) on the individual cell counts, were studied for 30 months on the 62 black-and-white Holstein cows of an experimental herd.
(15) Instead, he handed over the opening to reporter Molly Line, who said, “Racial profiling is in the eye of the beholder,” before citing differing perceptions of the phenomenon between white and black people, which is like reading the headline “Rapist, Victim Differ on Consent”.
(16) These findings indicate an association between HLA-B7 and ankylosing spondylitis in American blacks and suggest that these patients who lack B27 but possess B7 represent a subgroup of patients with this disease.
(17) This is an edited extract from Across the Seas – Australia’s Response to Refugees: A History by Klaus Neumann, published by Black Inc. Books and on-sale now .
(18) Of particular note is the difference between Black American and Nigerian figures.
(19) They were like some great show, the gas squeezing up from the depths of the oil well to be consumed in flame against the intense black horizon, like some great dragon.
(20) Its abuse has become concentrated among post-high school age, black males in a limited number of cities, especially Washington, DC.
(n.) See Kilt, n.
(n.) Cloth with the nap, generally of native black wool.
(n.) A salmon after spawning.
(n.) Same as Celt, one of Celtic race.
(1) The Kelts may have a similar origin but they might include the Berbers of ancient Iberia as a third component.
(2) Japanese-American author Roland Kelts , who writes about Japan's youth, says it's inevitable that the future of Japanese relationships will be largely technology driven .
(3) Kelts says the need to escape into private, virtual worlds in Japan stems from the fact that it's an overcrowded nation with limited physical space.
(4) However, this study shows that fresh-water-adapted kelts exposed to seawater demonstrate rapid adaptation (within 48 h) in osmoregulatory parameters to values characteristics of seawater-adapted salmonids.
(5) As is characteristic for marine teleosts, kelts drink seawater and process the ingested water in the gut to replace body water lost by osmosis to the hyperosmotic medium.
(6) These fish, known as kelts, reportedly show a limited ability to hypoosmoregulate.
(7) Since the end of the second world war and the lifting of censorship restrictions, manga has been a platform for confronting and grappling with social and political taboos,” said Roland Kelts, the author of Japanamerica: How Japanese Pop Culture Has Invaded the US .
(8) The physiological mechanisms involved in adaptation to a hyperosmotic external medium are discussed, and the osmoregulatory capacity of kelts is compared with that of salmon at other stages of the life cycle.
(9) A protozoan infection (Trichodina truttae) was identified in captive Atlantic salmon (Salmo salar) kelts that died in spring of 1988 and 1989.
(10) This paper describes the measurement of whole body Ca, Cl, K, N, Na, O and P in Atlantic salmon parr, adults and kelts by neutron activation analysis (NAA).
(11) Anthropogenic 137Cs was found in sea-water (SW) salmon but not found in the freshwater (FW) stages (parr and kelts).