dark box

dark box

[′därk ‚bäks]
(graphic arts)
A light-proof box used to store certain light-sensitive photographic papers.
References in classic literature ?
In place of enlivening his patron with a constant fire of wit or the cheerful rattle of his quarter-staff on the heads of his relations and acquaintance, here was that beaming Punch utterly devoid of spine, all slack and drooping in a dark box, with his legs doubled up round his neck, and not one of his social qualities remaining.
Maybe that doesnAaAaAeA{AaAeAeAY so bad to you, but it means they ripped off my arms and legs and put me in a dark box for days.
It was that time when the weather was pretty good and we were in this dark box for 12 hours.
In experiments at the Institut de la Vision in Paris, blind mice treated with optogenetics will move their heads to follow an image and will move to avoid bright light if kept in a dark box.
"At the end of time, all the pawns and all the kings that walked the check board of this earth will be placed side by side in the dim dark box of Final Reckoning by the knowing Hand of God.
It is unfortunate that our 'glorious' leaders consistently think inside a very small dark box. It sounds fully counterproductive, but I have heard or read snippets to the effect that public safety officials in Australia, USA and Canada intend to make it very difficult for resident would-be-jihadists to travel abroad.
In his otherwise enthusiastic review of my new book, The Dark Box: A Secret History of Confession (Culture in Context, August), Nicholas Cafardi charges that in the past my books have suffered from a tendency to promote conspiracy theories.
He has been involved in almost 200 exhibitions, both in Australia and internationally as well as having the rare distinction of being one of only two ceramics artists ever to be awarded the title of 'Living Treasure: Master of Australian Crafts' for a lifetime of contribution to the arts in Australia.' Our conversation turns back to the small, dark box at his elbow.
Elizabeth Johnson's Ask the Beasts: Darwin and the God of Love and John Cornwell's The Dark Box: A Secret History of Confession.
The process of tintype begins by pouring collodion (a flammable, syrupy solution of cellulose nitrate in ether and alcohol) onto a metal plate or sheet of glass, where it firms slightly and is then put it into a dark box filled with silver nitrate to sensitize the plate.
Ruth works out of the back of an old Cadillac hearse -- his portable dark box slides out on casket rollers.