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pitch-black

of a deep black colour
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I wonder if the same compassion will be shown to a weary train driver who's just driven a train hundreds of miles in the pitch-black, having to observe signals and speed limits.
Also taking up a phenomenological address to generate an awareness of duration was James Turrell's The Wait, 1989--a pitch-black theater in which one's eyes are supposed to adjust over the course of some ten minutes, at which time a barely perceptible red field appears within the darkness.
He went ahead anyway, leaving Saigon for Oakland with 57 children, mostly babies, on a harrowing flight from a pitch-black runway.
What interested Martin Plath of Hamburg University in Germany and his colleagues was what happens when muffles adapt to life in a pitch-black cave.
and Canada--you may have been stuck on a pitch-black subway or elevator, or scraped through the next 24 hours (or days) at home without electricity, gas, phone, or running water.
Tearful Wullie, speaking at the Peterhead quayside, said: "We were shouting his name in the pitch-black and lashing rain.
They are the masters who help with those changes executed in pitch-black backstage areas during a performance.
There, the team spent a stormy, pitch-black night attaching the loggers to pilings, bridges, and other structures throughout coastal Louisiana that would survive the hurricane.
This one (in Ravenhurst Road) has been on every day and night for a year and now there is nothing - it is pitch-black.
Nicolas Cage (right) takes the lead in Andrew Niccol's pitch-black comedy drama about an unscrupulous businessman who spots a lucrative gap in the market and sets out to make his fortune.
Kahn has a marvelous command of the material, showing a fine facility for the elements of the genre - sound, probing camera movements, pitch-black humor - that Hitchcock fanatics have relished for years.
6 of his ongoing series Black Hole (Fantagraphics Books): On the left page, a teeny square hit of acid sticks to a strip of Scotch tape on a pitch-black ground.