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pitch black

Completely or extremely black. ("Pitch" is a viscous black resin produced from coal or wood tar.) The stars were covered by clouds, and there were no lights for miles, so it was pitch black all around our campsite after we extinguished the fire. She said she wanted to paint her room pitch black.
See also: black, pitch

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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Ex Pitch Black is a biennial multi-national large force employment warfare exercise hosted by the Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF).
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Security sources told The Daily Star that the individuals responsible for the protest had arrived from the Old City of Sidon, which was pitch black in the evening due to the power cuts and the inability of many residents to afford payments for back-up generators or alternative power supplies.