Definition of Dark

Dark v. t. means: To darken to obscure.

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Dark v. t. means: To darken to obscure.

Meaning of Dark

Dark (v. t.) means: To darken to obscure.

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Dark (a.): Destitute, or partially destitute, of light; not receiving, reflecting, or radiating light; wholly or partially black, or of some deep shade of color; not light-colored; as, a dark room; a dark day; dark cloth; dark paint; a dark complexion.

Dark (a.): Evincing black or foul traits of character; vile; wicked; atrocious; as, a dark villain; a dark deed.

Dark (n.): A dark shade or dark passage in a painting, engraving, or the like; as, the light and darks are well contrasted.

Irradiation (n.): The apparent enlargement of a bright object seen upon a dark ground, due to the fact that the portions of the retina around the image are stimulated by the intense light; as when a dark spot on a white ground appears smaller, or a white spot on a dark ground larger, than it really is, esp. when a little out of focus.

Dingy (superl.): Soiled; sullied; of a dark or dusky color; dark brown; dirty.

Sooty (superl.): Having a dark brown or black color like soot; fuliginous; dusky; dark.

Yuen (n.): The crowned gibbon (Hylobates pileatus), native of Siam, Southern China, and the Island of Hainan. It is entirely arboreal in its habits, and has very long arms. the males are dark brown or blackish, with a caplike mass of long dark hair, and usually with a white band around the face. The females are yellowish white, with a dark spot on the breast and another on the crown. Called also wooyen, and wooyen ape.

Pittacal (n.): A dark blue substance obtained from wood tar. It consists of hydrocarbons which when oxidized form the orange-yellow eupittonic compounds, the salts of which are dark blue.

Pyrargyrite (n.): Ruby silver; dark red silver ore. It is a sulphide of antimony and silver, occurring in rhombohedral crystals or massive, and is of a dark red or black color with a metallic adamantine luster.

Jaguar (n.): A large and powerful feline animal (Felis onca), ranging from Texas and Mexico to Patagonia. It is usually brownish yellow, with large, dark, somewhat angular rings, each generally inclosing one or two dark spots. It is chiefly arboreal in its habits. Called also the American tiger.

Lower (v. i.): To be dark, gloomy, and threatening, as clouds; to be covered with dark and threatening clouds, as the sky; to show threatening signs of approach, as a tempest.

Ounce (n.): A feline quadruped (Felis irbis, / uncia) resembling the leopard in size, and somewhat in color, but it has longer and thicker fur, which forms a short mane on the back. The ounce is pale yellowish gray, with irregular dark spots on the neck and limbs, and dark rings on the body. It inhabits the lofty mountain ranges of Asia. Called also once.

Umber (a.): Of or pertaining to umber; resembling umber; olive-brown; dark brown; dark; dusky.

Selenium (n.): A nonmetallic element of the sulphur group, and analogous to sulphur in its compounds. It is found in small quantities with sulphur and some sulphur ores, and obtained in the free state as a dark reddish powder or crystalline mass, or as a dark metallic-looking substance. It exhibits under the action of light a remarkable variation in electric conductivity, and is used in certain electric apparatus. Symbol Se. Atomic weight 78.9.

Silicon (n.): A nonmetalic element analogous to carbon. It always occurs combined in nature, and is artificially obtained in the free state, usually as a dark brown amorphous powder, or as a dark crystalline substance with a meetallic luster. Its oxide is silica, or common quartz, and in this form, or as silicates, it is, next to oxygen, the most abundant element of the earth's crust. Silicon is characteristically the element of the mineral kingdom, as carbon is of the organic world. Symbol Si. Atomic weight 28. Called also silicium.

Pitch-dark (a.): Dark as a pitch; pitch-black.

Derk (a.): Dark.

Darkling (adv.): In the dark.

Dirk (a.): Dark.

Cat-eyed (a.): Having eyes like a cat; hence, able to see in the dark.

Murrey (a.): Of a dark red color.

Darkish (a.): Somewhat dark; dusky.

Dark (v. t.): To darken to obscure.

Murk (a.): Dark; murky.

Darkling (p. pr. & a.): Dark; gloomy.

Brunette (a.): Having a dark tint.

Murrey (n.): A dark red color.

Mirksome (a.): Dark; gloomy; murky.

Mirky (a.): Dark; gloomy. See Murky.

Glummy (a.): dark; gloomy; dismal.

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Words, slangs, sentences and phrases similar to Dark

Meaning of Dark

Dark means: Angry or upset (used in the Midwest).Joe was in a real "dark" mood after Jaco showed up 30 minutes late for the gig.

Meaning of Dark and Dirty

Dark and Dirty means: Dark rum and cola

Meaning of grone

grone means: dark-skinned person. (reversed form of negro; note that grone does not necessarily refer to people of African origin, but to anyone with a particularly dark complexion)

Meaning of Jigaboo

Jigaboo means: Very dark-skinned Black people. Usually used among lighter-skinned African-Americans to refer to ones of very dark complexion. Made popular in the 1975 movie "Cooley High." Often shortened to "Jig."

Meaning of LIGHT AND DARK

LIGHT AND DARK means: Light and dark is London Cockney rhyming slang for park.

Meaning of DARK MEAT

DARK MEAT means: Dark meat is slang for a black or coloured sexual partner.

Meaning of Moose Milk

Moose Milk means: A tasty beverage created by mixing dark rum and ice cream in a large punch bowl or pail. There are several differing recipes containing other ingredients such as Kahlua liqueur, vodka, Tia Maria, milk or egg nog, but the main ingredients remain as dark rum and ice cream. A Moose milk party is often referred to as "Moosers".

Meaning of Zero Dark Thirty

Zero Dark Thirty means: See OH DARK THIRTY.

Meaning of Sket

Sket means: Still In The Dark.

Meaning of SITD

SITD means: Still In The Dark

Meaning of Light And Dark

Light And Dark means: Park

Meaning of TD&H

TD&H means: Tall, Dark and Handsome

Meaning of lourd

lourd means: dark, glommy

Meaning of Mud Duck

Mud Duck means: Dark skin. See Mud People.

Meaning of DRK 

DRK  means: (abrv.) (n.) Dark Knight

Meaning of Mellanoid

Mellanoid means: Dictionary: one having dark pigmentation.

Meaning of Draw one in the dark

Draw one in the dark means: Cup of black coffee

Meaning of Draw one in the dark

Draw one in the dark means: Cup of black coffee

Meaning of Poker

Poker means: Any frightful object, especially in the dark.

Meaning of dark

dark means: Adj. Excellent. [Orig. U.S. 1990s]

Meaning of Dark

Dark means: Destitute, or partially destitute, of light; not receiving, reflecting, or radiating light; wholly or partially black, or of some deep shade of color; not light-colored; as, a dark room; a dark day; dark cloth; dark paint; a dark complexion.

Meaning of Dark

Dark means: Evincing black or foul traits of character; vile; wicked; atrocious; as, a dark villain; a dark deed.

Meaning of Dark

Dark means: A dark shade or dark passage in a painting, engraving, or the like; as, the light and darks are well contrasted.

Meaning of Irradiation

Irradiation means: The apparent enlargement of a bright object seen upon a dark ground, due to the fact that the portions of the retina around the image are stimulated by the intense light; as when a dark spot on a white ground appears smaller, or a white spot on a dark ground larger, than it really is, esp. when a little out of focus.

Meaning of Dingy

Dingy means: Soiled; sullied; of a dark or dusky color; dark brown; dirty.

Meaning of Sooty

Sooty means: Having a dark brown or black color like soot; fuliginous; dusky; dark.

Meaning of Yuen

Yuen means: The crowned gibbon (Hylobates pileatus), native of Siam, Southern China, and the Island of Hainan. It is entirely arboreal in its habits, and has very long arms. the males are dark brown or blackish, with a caplike mass of long dark hair, and usually with a white band around the face. The females are yellowish white, with a dark spot on the breast and another on the crown. Called also wooyen, and wooyen ape.

Meaning of Pittacal

Pittacal means: A dark blue substance obtained from wood tar. It consists of hydrocarbons which when oxidized form the orange-yellow eupittonic compounds, the salts of which are dark blue.

Meaning of Pyrargyrite

Pyrargyrite means: Ruby silver; dark red silver ore. It is a sulphide of antimony and silver, occurring in rhombohedral crystals or massive, and is of a dark red or black color with a metallic adamantine luster.

Meaning of Jaguar

Jaguar means: A large and powerful feline animal (Felis onca), ranging from Texas and Mexico to Patagonia. It is usually brownish yellow, with large, dark, somewhat angular rings, each generally inclosing one or two dark spots. It is chiefly arboreal in its habits. Called also the American tiger.

Meaning of Lower

Lower means: To be dark, gloomy, and threatening, as clouds; to be covered with dark and threatening clouds, as the sky; to show threatening signs of approach, as a tempest.

Meaning of Ounce

Ounce means: A feline quadruped (Felis irbis, / uncia) resembling the leopard in size, and somewhat in color, but it has longer and thicker fur, which forms a short mane on the back. The ounce is pale yellowish gray, with irregular dark spots on the neck and limbs, and dark rings on the body. It inhabits the lofty mountain ranges of Asia. Called also once.

Meaning of Umber

Umber means: Of or pertaining to umber; resembling umber; olive-brown; dark brown; dark; dusky.

Meaning of Selenium

Selenium means: A nonmetallic element of the sulphur group, and analogous to sulphur in its compounds. It is found in small quantities with sulphur and some sulphur ores, and obtained in the free state as a dark reddish powder or crystalline mass, or as a dark metallic-looking substance. It exhibits under the action of light a remarkable variation in electric conductivity, and is used in certain electric apparatus. Symbol Se. Atomic weight 78.9.

Meaning of Silicon

Silicon means: A nonmetalic element analogous to carbon. It always occurs combined in nature, and is artificially obtained in the free state, usually as a dark brown amorphous powder, or as a dark crystalline substance with a meetallic luster. Its oxide is silica, or common quartz, and in this form, or as silicates, it is, next to oxygen, the most abundant element of the earth's crust. Silicon is characteristically the element of the mineral kingdom, as carbon is of the organic world. Symbol Si. Atomic weight 28. Called also silicium.

Dictionary words and meanings

Meaning of Devilwood

Devilwood means: A kind of tree (Osmanthus Americanus), allied to the European olive.

Meaning of Elfland

Elfland means: Fairyland.

Meaning of Inevitably

Inevitably means: Without possibility of escape or evasion; unavoidably; certainly.

Meaning of Syphiloid

Syphiloid means: Resembling syphilis.

Meaning of Vary

Vary means: Alteration; change.

Slang words and meanings

Meaning of HALF OUNCE

HALF OUNCE means: Half ounce is London Cockney rhyming slang for slang for a beating (bounce). Half ounce is London Cockney rhyming slang for cheat (bounce).

Meaning of Pat Malone

Pat Malone means: Own (Alone)

Meaning of Snoozer

Snoozer means: A thief who robs hotel guests.

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