Children's, Intermediate and Advanced Online English Dictionary & Thesaurus

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black and white print or writing considered as documentary evidence or binding proof. [2 definitions]
black art black magic; sorcery.
black bass any of several related North American freshwater game fishes.
black bear a North American bear, smaller than a grizzly bear, with thick black or brown fur. [2 definitions]
black belt the highest rank among practitioners of martial arts such as judo or karate. [3 definitions]
black book a real or imaginary notebook containing names of people, usu. recorded for future censure or punishment.
Black Death a deadly plague, probably bubonic, that was widespread in Europe in the mid-fourteenth century, characterized by dark splotches on the skin.
black duck a dark brown pond duck of northeastern North America. [2 definitions]
black eye darkening and discoloration of the flesh around the eye, as from a bruise or blow. [2 definitions]
black flag see Jolly Roger.
black frost severe cold that blackens living plants without the appearance of frost crystals.
black grouse a large game bird of Europe and Asia, the male of which is black with white markings.
black hole a hypothetical region or body in space, possibly the remnants of a collapsed star, with such a strong gravitational pull that neither light nor matter can escape.
black light ultraviolet or infrared radiation that is invisible but indirectly detectable, as by fluorescence.
black lung a lung disease, esp. of miners, that is caused by long-term exposure to coal dust.
black magic magic accomplished with evil intent or by satanic means; sorcery; witchcraft.
black margate a grunt of the tropical western Atlantic.
black mark something unfavorable or detrimental in one's record.
black market the illegal purchase or sale of goods in violation of restrictions such as price controls or rationing, customs laws, or the like. [2 definitions]
black marketeer one who buys or sells in the black market.