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Black vs. Market

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Blackadjective

(of an object) Absorbing all light and reflecting none; dark and hueless.

Marketnoun

City square or other fairly spacious site where traders set up stalls and buyers browse the merchandise.

Blackadjective

(of a place, etc) Without light.

Marketnoun

An organised, often periodic, trading event at such site.

‘The privilege to hold a weekly market was invaluable for any feudal era burgh.’;

Blackadjective

(sometimes capitalized) Of or relating to any of various ethnic groups having dark pigmentation of the skin.

Marketnoun

Flea market

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Blackadjective

Designated for use by those ethnic groups which have dark pigmentation of the skin.

‘black drinking fountain; black hospital’;

Marketnoun

A group of potential customers for one's product.

‘We believe that the market for the new widget is the older homeowner.’;

Blackadjective

Of the spades or clubs suits. Compare of the hearts or diamonds suit

‘I got two red queens, he got one of the black queens.’;

Marketnoun

A geographical area where a certain commercial demand exists.

‘Foreign markets were lost as our currency rose versus their valuta.’;

Blackadjective

Bad; evil; ill-omened.

Marketnoun

A formally organized, sometimes monopolistic, system of trading in specified goods or effects.

‘The stock market ceased to be monopolized by the paper-shuffling national stock exchanges with the advent of Internet markets.’;

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Blackadjective

Expressing menace, or discontent; threatening; sullen.

‘He shot her a black look.’;

Marketnoun

The sum total traded in a process of individuals trading for certain commodities.

Blackadjective

Illegitimate, illegal or disgraced.

Marketnoun

(obsolete) The price for which a thing is sold in a market; hence, value; worth.

Blackadjective

Overcrowded.

Marketverb

(transitive) To make (products or services) available for sale and promote them.

‘We plan to market an ecology model by next quarter.’;

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Blackadjective

(of coffee or tea) Without any cream, milk, or creamer.

‘Jim drinks his coffee black, but Ellen prefers it with creamer.’;

Marketverb

(transitive) To sell

‘''We marketed more this quarter already then all last year!’;

Blackadjective

Of or relating to the playing pieces of a board game deemed to belong to the "black" set (in chess the set used by the player who moves second) often regardless of the pieces' actual colour.

‘The black pieces in this chess set are made of dark blue glass.’;

Marketverb

(intransitive) To deal in a market; to buy or sell; to make bargains for provisions or goods.

Blackadjective

(typography) Said of a symbol or character that is solid, filled with color. Compare said of a character or symbol outline, not filled with color.

Marketnoun

A meeting together of people, at a stated time and place, for the purpose of buying and selling (as cattle, provisions, wares, etc.) by private purchase and sale, and not by auction; as, a market is held in the town every week; a farmers' market.

‘He is wit's peddler; and retails his waresAt wakes, and wassails, meetings, markets, fairs.’; ‘Three women and a goose make a market.’;

Blackadjective

(politics) Related to the Christian Democratic Union of Germany.

‘After the election, the parties united in a black-yellow alliance.’;

Marketnoun

A public place (as an open space in a town) or a large building, where a market is held; a market place or market house; esp., a place where provisions are sold.

‘There is at Jerusalem by the sheep market a pool.’;

Blackadjective

Relating to an initiative whose existence or exact nature must remain withheld from the general public.

‘5 percent of the Defense Department funding will go to black projects.’; ‘Originally "the Black North" meant west Ulster,’;

Marketnoun

An opportunity for selling or buying anything; demand, as shown by price offered or obtainable; as, to find a market for one's wares; there is no market for woolen cloths in that region; India is a market for English goods; there are none for sale on the market; the best price on the market.

‘There is a third thing to be considered: how a market can be created for produce, or how production can be limited to the capacities of the market.’;

Blackadjective

Used in the vernacular name of a species to indicate that it has one or more features that is black or dark, especially in comparison to another species with the same base name.

‘black birch, black locust, black rhino’;

Marketnoun

Exchange, or purchase and sale; traffic; as, a dull market; a slow market.

Blacknoun

The colour/color perceived in the absence of light, but also when no light is reflected, but rather absorbed.

Marketnoun

The price for which a thing is sold in a market; market price. Hence: Value; worth.

‘What is a manIf his chief good and market of his timeBe but to sleep and feed?’;

Blacknoun

A black dye or pigment.

Marketnoun

The privelege granted to a town of having a public market.

Blacknoun

(countable) A pen, pencil, crayon, etc., made of black pigment.

Marketnoun

A specified group of potential buyers, or a region in which goods may be sold; a town, region, or country, where the demand exists; as, the under-30 market; the New Jersey market.

Blacknoun

(in the plural) Black cloth hung up at funerals.

Marketverb

To deal in a market; to buy or sell; to make bargains for provisions or goods.

Blacknoun

A person of African, Aborigine, or Maori descent; a dark-skinned person.

Marketverb

To expose for sale in a market; to traffic in; to sell in a market, and in an extended sense, to sell in any manner; as, most of the farmes have marketed their crops.

‘Industrious merchants meet, and market thereThe world's collected wealth.’;

Blacknoun

The black ball.

Marketnoun

the world of commercial activity where goods and services are bought and sold;

‘without competition there would be no market’; ‘they were driven from the marketplace’;

Blacknoun

The edge of home plate

Marketnoun

the securities markets in the aggregate;

‘the market always frustrates the small investor’;

Blacknoun

A type of firecracker that is really more dark brown in colour.

Marketnoun

the customers for a particular product or service;

‘before they publish any book they try to determine the size of the market for it’;

Blacknoun

Blackcurrant syrup (in mixed drinks, e.g. snakebite and black, cider and black).

Marketnoun

a marketplace where groceries are sold;

‘the grocery store included a meat market’;

Blacknoun

The person playing with the black set of pieces.

‘At this point black makes a disastrous move.’;

Marketverb

engage in the commercial promotion, sale, or distribution of;

‘The company is marketing its new line of beauty products’;

Blacknoun

(countable) Part of a thing which is distinguished from the rest by being black.

Marketverb

buy household supplies;

‘We go marketing every Saturday’;

Blacknoun

A stain; a spot.

Marketverb

deal in a market

Blackverb

To make black, to blacken.

Marketverb

make commercial;

‘Some Amish people have commercialized their way of life’;

Blackverb

To apply blacking to something.

Blackverb

(British) To boycott something or someone, usually as part of an industrial dispute.

Blackadjective

Destitute of light, or incapable of reflecting it; of the color of soot or coal; of the darkest or a very dark color, the opposite of white; characterized by such a color; as, black cloth; black hair or eyes.

‘O night, with hue so black!’;

Blackadjective

In a less literal sense: Enveloped or shrouded in darkness; very dark or gloomy; as, a black night; the heavens black with clouds.

‘I spy a black, suspicious, threatening cloud.’;

Blackadjective

Fig.: Dismal, gloomy, or forbidding, like darkness; destitute of moral light or goodness; atrociously wicked; cruel; mournful; calamitous; horrible.

Blackadjective

Expressing menace, or discontent; threatening; sullen; foreboding; as, to regard one with black looks.

Blackadverb

Sullenly; threateningly; maliciously; so as to produce blackness.

Blacknoun

That which is destitute of light or whiteness; the darkest color, or rather a destitution of all color; as, a cloth has a good black.

‘Black is the badge of hell,The hue of dungeons, and the suit of night.’;

Blacknoun

A black pigment or dye.

Blacknoun

A negro; a person whose skin is of a black color, or shaded with black; esp. a member or descendant of certain African races.

Blacknoun

A black garment or dress; as, she wears black

‘Friends weeping, and blacks, and obsequies, and the like show death terrible.’; ‘That was the full time they used to wear blacks for the death of their fathers.’;

Blacknoun

The part of a thing which is distinguished from the rest by being black.

‘The black or sight of the eye.’;

Blacknoun

A stain; a spot; a smooch.

‘Defiling her white lawn of chastity with ugly blacks of lust.’;

Blackverb

To make black; to blacken; to soil; to sully.

‘They have their teeth blacked, both men and women, for they say a dog hath his teeth white, therefore they will black theirs.’; ‘Sins which black thy soul.’;

Blackverb

To make black and shining, as boots or a stove, by applying blacking and then polishing with a brush.

Blacknoun

the quality or state of the achromatic color of least lightness (bearing the least resemblance to white)

Blacknoun

total absence of light;

‘they fumbled around in total darkness’; ‘in the black of night’;

Blacknoun

British chemist who identified carbon dioxide and who formulated the concepts of specific heat and latent heat (1728-1799)

Blacknoun

popular child actress of the 1930's (born 1927)

Blacknoun

a person with dark skin who comes from Africa (or whose ancestors came from Africa)

Blacknoun

(board games) the darker pieces

Blacknoun

black clothing (worn as a sign of mourning);

‘the widow wore black’;

Blackverb

make or become black;

‘The smoke blackened the ceiling’; ‘The ceiling blackened’;

Blackadjective

being of the achromatic color of maximum darkness; having little or no hue owing to absorption of almost all incident light;

‘black leather jackets’; ‘as black as coal’; ‘rich black soil’;

Blackadjective

of or belonging to a racial group having dark skin especially of sub-Saharan African origin;

‘a great people--a black people--...injected new meaning and dignity into the veins of civilization’;

Blackadjective

marked by anger or resentment or hostility;

‘black looks’; ‘black words’;

Blackadjective

stemming from evil characteristics or forces; wicked or dishonorable;

‘black deeds’; ‘a black lie’; ‘his black heart has concocted yet another black deed’; ‘Darth Vader of the dark side’; ‘a dark purpose’; ‘dark undercurrents of ethnic hostility’; ‘the scheme of some sinister intelligence bent on punishing him’;

Blackadjective

offering little or no hope;

‘the future looked black’; ‘prospects were bleak’; ‘Life in the Aran Islands has always been bleak and difficult’; ‘took a dim view of things’;

Blackadjective

(of events) having extremely unfortunate or dire consequences; bringing ruin;

‘the stock market crashed on Black Friday’; ‘a calamitous defeat’; ‘the battle was a disastrous end to a disastrous campaign’; ‘such doctrines, if true, would be absolutely fatal to my theory’; ‘it is fatal to enter any war without the will to win it’; ‘a fateful error’;

Blackadjective

(of the face) made black especially as with suffused blood;

‘a face black with fury’;

Blackadjective

extremely dark;

‘a black moonless night’; ‘through the pitch-black woods’; ‘it was pitch-dark in the celler’;

Blackadjective

harshly ironic or sinister;

‘black humor’; ‘a grim joke’; ‘grim laughter’; ‘fun ranging from slapstick clowning ... to savage mordant wit’;

Blackadjective

(of intelligence operations) deliberately misleading;

‘black propaganda’;

Blackadjective

distributed or sold illicitly;

‘the black economy pays no taxes’;

Blackadjective

(used of conduct or character) deserving or bringing disgrace or shame;

‘Man...has written one of his blackest records as a destroyer on the oceanic islands’; ‘an ignominious retreat’; ‘inglorious defeat’; ‘an opprobrious monument to human greed’; ‘a shameful display of cowardice’;

Blackadjective

(of coffee) without cream or sugar

Blackadjective

dressed in black;

‘a black knight’; ‘black friars’;

Blackadjective

soiled with dirt or soot;

‘with feet black from playing outdoors’; ‘his shirt was black within an hour’;

Blackadjective

of the very darkest colour owing to the absence of or complete absorption of light; the opposite of white

‘her long black hair’; ‘black smoke’;

Blackadjective

(of the sky or night) completely dark owing to the sun, moon, or stars not being visible

‘the sky was moonless and black’;

Blackadjective

deeply stained with dirt

‘the walls were black with age and dirt’;

Blackadjective

(of a plant or animal) dark in colour as distinguished from a lighter variety

‘Japanese black pine’;

Blackadjective

(of coffee or tea) served without milk

‘Doyle took his coffee black’; ‘a mug of black coffee’;

Blackadjective

of or denoting the suits spades and clubs in a pack of cards.

Blackadjective

(of a ski run) of the highest level of difficulty, as indicated by black markers positioned along it.

Blackadjective

belonging to or denoting any human group having dark-coloured skin, especially of African or Australian Aboriginal ancestry

‘black adolescents of Jamaican descent’;

Blackadjective

relating to black people

‘black culture’;

Blackadjective

characterized by tragic or disastrous events; causing despair or pessimism

‘the future looks black’; ‘five thousand men were killed on the blackest day of the war’;

Blackadjective

(of a person's state of mind) full of gloom or misery; very depressed

‘Jean had disappeared and Mary was in a black mood’;

Blackadjective

(of humour) presenting tragic or harrowing situations in comic terms

‘‘Good place to bury the bodies,’ she joked with black humour’;

Blackadjective

full of anger or hatred

‘Rory shot her a black look’;

Blackadjective

very evil or wicked

‘my soul is steeped in the blackest sin’;

Blackadjective

denoting a covert military procedure

‘clearance for black operations came from the highest political level’;

Blackadjective

(of goods or work) not to be handled or undertaken by trade union members, especially so as to express support for an industrial dispute elsewhere

‘the union declared the ship black’;

Blacknoun

black colour or pigment

‘a tray decorated in black and green’;

Blacknoun

black clothes or material, typically worn as a sign of mourning

‘only one or two of the mourners were in black’;

Blacknoun

darkness, especially of night or an overcast sky

‘the only thing visible in the black was the light of the torch’;

Blacknoun

the player of the black pieces in chess or draughts

‘Black's king's defences are somewhat weakened’;

Blacknoun

a black thing, in particular the black ball in snooker.

Blacknoun

a member of a dark-skinned people, especially one of African or Australian Aboriginal ancestry

‘they tend to identify strongly with other blacks’;

Blacknoun

the situation of not owing money to a bank or of making a profit in a business operation

‘it is hoped the club will be back in the black by the end of the season’; ‘an insurance company operating in the black will be able to pay for further growth’; ‘I managed to break even in the first six months—quite a short time for a small business to get into the black’;

Blacknoun

blackcurrant cordial

‘a rum and black’;

Blackverb

make (something) black, especially with polish

‘the steps of the house were neatly blacked’;

Blackverb

make (one's face and other visible parts) black with polish or make-up so as not to be seen at night or to play the role of a black person in a play or film

‘white extras blacking up their faces to play Ethiopians’;

Blackverb

refuse to handle (goods), undertake (work), or have dealings with (a person or business) as a way of taking industrial action

‘the union blacked the film because overtime was not being paid’;

Black

Black is a color which results from the absence or complete absorption of visible light. It is an achromatic color, without hue, like white and gray.

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