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black point

[′blak ‚point]
(plant pathology)
A disease of wheat and other cereals characterized by blackening of the embryo ends of the grains.
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during which time, by reason of the rays refracted by its atmosphere, the terrestrial globe can appear as nothing but a black point upon the sun.
At last, he took a pencil and pointed out an imperceptible black point in the scallops of an oval blotch, adding: "There it is.
A silver gray cat with black points and very fine marking?
cried D'Artagnan, "I see black points and red points moving yonder.
said Aramis, "the black points and the red points are visibly enlarging.
At length the wind rose, the mist increased, and the waves began to run, and the perch leaped much higher than before, half out of water, a hundred black points, three inches long, at once above the surface.
A continual flux of a thousand black points which passed each other on the pavements made everything move before the eyes; it was the populace seen thus from aloft and afar.
June 9 /PRNewswire/ -- The 44th annual Hispanic Puerto Rican Day Parade in Brentwood took place on Fifth Avenue with the World famous BLACK POINT performing.
Black Point sought and obtained from the Exchange that trading in its common shares remains halted until the date of completion of the Amalgamation.
PORTLAND and LINCOLNVILLE, Maine, May 24 /PRNewswire/ -- Summer travelers heading up the Maine Coast should plan to make stops at Black Point Inn on Prouts Neck, just outside of Portland, and The Inn at Ocean's Edge, just minutes north of Camden.
In addition, color and image rendering enhancements have been made to the PDF Library, including support for black point compensation when rendering PDF pages.
Chief of Al Ain Traffic Police, Major Matar Al Muhairi, said: "The confiscation of cars belonging to drivers that have exceeded the black point limit intents to deter motorists from violating traffic rules.