Scrabble word: BLACK


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(13 pts)
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Definitions of BLACK in dictionaries:

    • noun - the quality or state of the achromatic color of least lightness (bearing the least resemblance to white)
    • noun - total absence of light
    • noun - British chemist who identified carbon dioxide and who formulated the concepts of specific heat and latent heat (1728-1799)
    • noun - popular child actress of the 1930's (born in 1928)
    • noun - a person with dark skin who comes from Africa (or whose ancestors came from Africa)
    • noun - (board games) the darker pieces
    • noun - black clothing (worn as a sign of mourning)
    • verb - make or become black
    • adj - being of the achromatic color of maximum darkness
    • adj - of or belonging to a racial group having dark skin especially of sub-Saharan African origin
    • adj - marked by anger or resentment or hostility
    • adj - offering little or no hope
    • adj - stemming from evil characteristics or forces
    • adj - (of events) having extremely unfortunate or dire consequences
    • adj - (of the face) made black especially as with suffused blood
    • adj - extremely dark
    • adj - harshly ironic or sinister
    • adj - (of intelligence operations) deliberately misleading
    • adj - distributed or sold illicitly
    • adj - (used of conduct or character) deserving or bringing disgrace or shame
    • adj - (of coffee) without cream or sugar
    • adj - soiled with dirt or soot
    • Being of the color black, producing or reflecting comparatively little light and having no predominant hue.
    • Having little or no light: a black, moonless night.
    • Often Black.
    • Of, relating to, or belonging to a racial group having brown to black skin, especially one of African origin: the Black population of South Africa.
    • Of, relating to, or belonging to an American ethnic group descended from African peoples having dark skin; African American; Afro-American: “When the history books are written in future generations, the historians will... say, ‘There lived a great people—a black people—who injected new meaning and dignity into the veins of civilization’” (Martin Luther King, Jr.
    • Very dark in color: rich black soil; black, wavy hair.
    • Soiled, as from soot; dirty: feet black from playing outdoors.
    • Evil; wicked: the pirates’ black deeds.
    • Cheerless and depressing; gloomy: black thoughts.
    • Marked by anger or sullenness: gave me a black look.
    • Often Black.
    • Deserving of, indicating, or incurring censure or dishonor: “Man... has written one of his blackest records as a destroyer on the oceanic islands” (Rachel Carson).
    • Wearing clothing of the darkest visual hue: the black knight.
    • Served without milk or cream: black coffee.
    • Appearing to emanate from a source other than the actual point of origin.
    • Disclosed, for reasons of security, only to an extremely limited number of authorized persons; very highly classified: black programs in the Defense Department; the Pentagon’s black budget.
    • Boycotted as part of a labor union action.
    • Color.
    • The achromatic color value of minimum lightness or maximum darkness; the color of objects that absorb nearly all light of all visible wavelengths; one extreme of the neutral gray series, the opposite being white.
    • A pigment or dye having this color value.
    • Complete or almost complete absence of light; darkness.
    • Clothing of the darkest hue, especially such clothing worn for mourning.
    • Often Black.
    • A member of a racial group having brown to black skin, especially one of African origin.
    • An American descended from peoples of African origin having brown to black skin; an African American; an Afro-American: “Many blacks and Hispanics cannot borrow money from banks on subjective grounds” (Jesse Jackson).
    • Something that is colored black.
    • Games.
    • The black-colored pieces, as in chess or checkers.
    • The player using these pieces.
    • To make black: blacked their faces with charcoal.
    • To apply blacking to: blacked the stove.
    • To boycott as part of a labor union action.
    • To lose consciousness or memory temporarily: blacked out at the podium.
    • To suppress (a fact or memory, for example) from conscious recognition: blacked out many of my wartime experiences.
    • To prohibit the dissemination of, especially by censorship: blacked out the news issuing from the rebel provinces.
    • To extinguish or conceal all lights that might help enemy aircraft find a target during an air raid.
    • To extinguish all the lights on (a stage).
    • To cause a failure of electrical power in: Storm damage blacked out much of the region.
    • To withhold (a televised event or program) from a broadcast area: blacked out the football game on local stations.
    • It can be argued that black is different from these other terms because it was derived from an adjective rather than from a proper name.
    • adj - being of the darkest color


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