pitch black

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Noun1.pitch black - a very dark blackpitch black - a very dark black      
black, blackness, inkiness - the quality or state of the achromatic color of least lightness (bearing the least resemblance to white)
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Our captain has his birth-mark; look yonder, boys, there's another in the sky --lurid-like, ye see, all else pitch black. Daggoo What of that?
The night was pitch black. It thundered, and bright flashes of lightning now and again shot across the sky, turning it into a sea of fire.
The white-hot glare of a gin palace a good way off made the intervening piece of the street pitch black. Some human shapes appearing mysteriously, as if they had sprung up from the dark ground, shunned the edge of the faint light thrown down by the gateway lamps.
They ran in through the open door, but said the 'pitch black toxic smoke' was just too thick.
How pilot who crashed into pitch black' woods near Chicago Executive Airport was rescued
Big Drop Brewing Company Stout is pitch black in colour and pours with a large brown head.
Tourists traverse a crossing made of tree branches and bamboo in the pitch black just a metre or so above a swampy creek, all of whom praying that the makeshift bridge is solidly built, not wishing to get up close and personal with the resident Siamese crocodiles below.
"If it's pitch black we can use the infrared capability, combine that with the dog's nose and sense of hearing, and we can locate somebody a lot quicker than if it were you or I searching with a bog-standard flashlight.
"I had just entered the mall and everyone was running out and it was pitch black," said 23-year-old Salman Malim.
Summary: New Delhi [India], July 19 (ANI): For the first time, the Indian Air Force will participate with fighter aircraft in Exercise Pitch Black 2018 (PB-18), which is scheduled from July 24, 2018 to August 18, 2018 in Australia.
But, unfortunately, the pitch black and chillingly cold site is off limits to the public and most of the alcohol is too strong to drink.