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.
With large gestures and in the emphatic tone which made what he said so striking, Athelny described to Philip the Spanish cathedrals with their vast dark spaces, the massive gold of the altar-pieces, and the sumptuous iron-work, gilt and faded, the air laden with incense, the silence: Philip almost saw the Canons in their short surplices of lawn, the acolytes in red, passing from the sacristy to the choir; he almost heard the monotonous chanting of vespers.
He doesn't dwell under the blazing lights of ill-deserved fame but in a dark space where people would "find me on the edge / dangling my feet in air over the same window ledge.
Those that are searching the Dark Web are not going to stop at the front door of a dark space, many will want to go inside and see what is on offer.
perihelion is October 14th), and Earth is coasting along more or less between it and the Sun--affording us a picture-window view of it against a backdrop of dark space.
Written in galloping verse and dramatically illustrated with exciting rockets and smiling moon images against a dark space background, "The Great Space Race" begins in 1955 when the United States and Russia were at the start of continuing a race to put a man on the moon.
The Consumer Guide to Dentistry lists eight different components of a smile, beginning with the frame (lips) and ending with the buccal corridor (that's the dark space between the corners of the mouth and the upper teeth, for those who might not know).
As he passes from outer to interior rooms, the story becomes more intimate, revealing its beating heart in the bedroom and in the dark space beneath a passageway floor in which his grandfather hid for twenty months.