black tip

black tip

[′blak ‚tip]
(plant pathology)
Any of several plant diseases characterized by dark necrotic areas at the tip of the seed or fruit.
References in classic literature ?
After the door was closed and locked, Dulcie fell upon her bed, crushing her black tip, and cried for ten minutes.
Fieldfares are large plump thrushes with a grey head, chestnut back and grey tail with a black tip.
Polly said at one moment an oceanic black tip shark charged directly at the diver and hit his face, and the impact knocked off his mask.
Apulit guests look forward to tours of Isla Blanca and Nabat Island in addition to the white-sand coves exclusive to them and swimming with baby black tip sharks just a few steps from their rooms.
During dives, one will find varied marine species and even occasional sightings of black tip and white tip sharks.
Looking out through the bars I was face-to-face with a 2m long black tip shark.
The piping plover is a pale shorebird (the color of dry beach sand) with orange legs and a yellowish bill with a black tip.
Moving from left to right we see a round black tip tail bustle made of immature golden eagle feathers that almost completes the circle with a pair of wing primaries at the top--note that the feathers are turned so the underside is visible.
After selecting the horn--the ideal one has a black tip that quickly fades to light--.
SPECIALISTS at Blue Planet Aquarium are preparing to introduce a new male black tip reef shark, normally found living close to tropical coral reefs throughout the Indian and Pacific oceans, to their resident female - and hope it will lead to shark "pups".
The black tip and gray sharks have to keep on swimming and moving in order to breathe.
Each quill contains a conical black tip studded with a layer of microscopic, backward-facing barbs and a cylindrical base with smooth, scale-like structures.