dark space

dark space

[′därk ‚spās]
(electronics)
A region in a glow discharge that produces little or no light.
References in classic literature ?
As if it had been poised upon steel springs, suddenly released, it rose quickly and silently to the top of the palisade, disappearing, stealthily and catlike, into the dark space between the wall and the back of an adjacent hut.
A strange person was in the low, dark space whom he had never smelled.
Before, so as not to scare the rats in front of him, he had turned his dark lantern on himself, lighting up his own head; now, to hasten their flight, he lit the dark space in front of him.
A dark space was plainly visible between the two, and the new illumination was placed beneath the other, the whole forming an appearance not unlike an inverted note of admiration.
As soon as I appeared in the moonlight on the terrace, he had come to me as straight as possible; on which I had taken his hand without a word and led him, through the dark spaces, up the staircase where Quint had so hungrily hovered for him, along the lobby where I had listened and trembled, and so to his forsaken room.
How from the perspective of the International Space Station (ISS) looking into dank dark space, we'd then all see our planet erupt in a blur of colour and life.
To try and even begin to do the hurt, disgust and pain justice, you have to send yourself into a dark space.
But he doesn't know when to stop--usually running on at the cost of his characters, who, to his credit, occupy a dark space between psychosis and Americana and could have sung if they had more room to breathe.
As the user glimpses the pot's oil spot black interior mid-sip, the gaping pull of deep, dark space comes to mind.
A new horizontal hinge design allows for additional slim storage in what was once dead space above the drawer -- good for tools, towels and spices (the last of which should be kept in a cool dark space and not on or above the stove).
WASHINGTON (CyHAN)- A NASA sounding rocket experiment has detected a surprising surplus of infrared light in the dark space between galaxies, a diffuse cosmic glow as bright as all known galaxies combined.
He also said that Red will be acting like "Liz's surrogate parent" and will be seen "trying to counsel her out of a dark space.