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.
It is a dark space with pieces depicting forlorn figures encased in glass, symbolizing isolation and despair.
They just know that things are going really down and down into a dark space. Sometimes, all you need is an outstretched arm to help you climb out from that dark space.
I must admit, I also had my share of pit stops and traps and eventually found myself in a pretty dark space. I fell and fell hard!
As he crossed Church Street, Robin heard the woman say his name, and he turned, thinking she'd want an autograph - but when she got nearer he saw the hood the woman wore was empty - just a dark space.
Summary: New Delhi [India] Aug 31(ANI): In today's world, people are easily becoming victims of negative energy because of the hectic daily routine, which is leading them into a dark space, draining the positivity and motivation.
"It's quite a dark space, I think projection exhibits would work well.