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pitch black

very black; as black as pitch. The hearse was pitch black. The bandit rode on a pitch black horse and wore black clothing.
See also: black, pitch
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Commander Task Unit Exercise Pitch Black 2016, Group Captain Davies, said the exercise provided a unique training opportunity for all participants.
However, Pitch Black steadily gains in strength and the children of the world turn their backs on Santa and co until just one boy, Jamie (Dakota Goyo), still believes in magic.
Once the threat posed by Pitch Black becomes real, the guardians prepare to welcome a new recruit in the shape of Jack Frost.
To avoid the critical backlash that greeted Chronicles (in which Judi Dench made a bizarre appearance) the action will take up where Pitch Black left off, and there'll be the return of an old foe.
A dramatic and affecting piece, it uses the voice of trumpet player Chet Baker, interviewed shortly before his tragic death, in which he talks about his musical life, his drug addiction, and a period in prison ("it was pitch black in there you know").
I'm surprised motoring organisations and the appropriate authorities haven't realised by now and emphasised, the proper usage of the hazard lights on all roads, particularly on the pitch black commons of the Gower and other areas.
But the support lights went out, leaving Gordon, 40, panicking in pitch black under the Barents Sea, off Norway.
Hours and a couple of wrong turns later, we arrive just outside of our destination and set up fort in the pitch black, only to wake up in the morning and re-locate about a hundred yards to the north, re-establishing our campsite where we remained for the next two days.
But you wouldn't know anything about that if the dining room was pitch black, would you?
Pitch Black was a monster ride, a triumph of style over budget - so you just knew a sequel would be on the cards.
But render pitch black the void in which they stand, and light them not with the rays of the sun or electricity but rather a single lantern or candle: suddenly those garish objects turn somber, refined, dignified.
Cold, wet, and shivering, she had to find the militia's camp in the pitch black.
Soon after, a joy ride through the pitch black countryside turned into a fist fight, which turned into a dragging.
All this activity in the pitch black of a moonless night.
She noticed that, with the doors closed (and the heat off), the sauna turned into a pitch black space, ideal for his color enlarger.