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(nou) the quality or state of the achromatic color of least lightness (bearing the least resemblance to white) (nou) total absence of light (nou) British chemist who identified carbon dioxide and who formulated the concepts of specific heat and latent heat (1728-1799) (nou) popular child actress of the 1930's (born in 1928) (nou) a person with dark skin who comes from Africa (or whose ancestors came from Africa) (nou) the darker pieces (nou) black clothing (worn as a sign of mourning)

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The mix of red, black, blue, and purple was disconcerting.

Pitchy black doors with red bricks and white windows are always classic and elegant.

The wings are black with a sheen of blue.

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