pitch-black

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pitch-black

(pĭch′blăk′)
adj.
Extremely dark; black as pitch.

pitch-black

adj
1. extremely dark; unlit: the room was pitch-black.
2. (Colours) of a deep black colour

pitch′-black′



adj.
extremely black or dark as pitch.
[1590–1600]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.pitch-black - extremely darkpitch-black - extremely dark; "a black moonless night"; "through the pitch-black woods"; "it was pitch-dark in the cellar"
dark - devoid of or deficient in light or brightness; shadowed or black; "sitting in a dark corner"; "a dark day"; "dark shadows"; "dark as the inside of a black cat"

pitch-black

pitch-dark
adjective dark, black, jet, raven, ebony, sable, unlit, jet-black, inky, Stygian, pitchy, unilluminated a pitch-black winter morning

pitch-black

adjective
Of the darkest achromatic visual value:
Translations

pitch-black

[ˈpɪtʃˈblæk] ADJ [night] → oscuro como boca de lobo; [water, sea] → muy oscuro

pitch-black

[ˌpɪtʃˈblæk‘] (also pitch-dark) adjnero/a come la pece
the room was pitch-black → nella stanza c'era un buio pesto

pitch2

(pitʃ) noun
a thick black substance obtained from tar. as black as pitch.
ˌpitch-ˈblack, ˌpitch-ˈdark adjective
as black, or dark, as pitch; completely black or dark. Outside the house it was pitch-black; It's a pitch-dark night.
References in periodicals archive ?
Every morning after climbing into my tree stand in the pitch-blackness, I would pray the divine office as the sun rose.
There is a pause of a few seconds in pitch-blackness before the next painting is illuminated; each new light triggers a sound track related to the momentarily visible image.
WE HEADED OUT INTO THE PITCH-BLACKNESS THE THIRD MORNING OF OUR HUNT, FRUSTRATION BEST DESCRIBED MY MOOD.