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.
One of two opposing types of magical power; opposite of Light. Dark typically describes power used for selfish or offensive (attack)purposes. It also describes negative energies, or the use of energies to elicit a negative effect. Dark Forces: In opposition to the Light Forces, the Dark Forces are also called Dark Others or the Dark Ones. They are Others who have committed to following a Dark philosophy. Dark Others selfishly put themselves above all beings, human or Other, and strive towards forcing the world to commit to their standards. They are not above engaging in underhanded strategies to achieve their goals and consistently look for loopholes which would enable them to come out ahead.
A warm, mellow, excessively rich quality in reproduced sound. The audible effect of a frequency response which is clockwise-tilted across the entire range, so that output diminishes with increasing frequency. Compare "light."
causing dejection; "a blue day"; "the dark days of the war"; "a week of rainy depressing weather"; "a disconsolate winter landscape"; "the first dismal dispiriting days of November"; "a dark gloomy day"; "grim rainy weather"
devoid or partially devoid of light or brightness; shadowed or black or somber-colored; "sitting in a dark corner"; "a dark day"; "dark shadows"; "the theater is dark on Mondays"; "dark as the inside of a black cat"
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"-Thomas Hardy
This term has two meanings: 1) it is used to describe when a theatre venue is vacant, or 2) it is used to describe the off night in a showâ€™s weekly performance schedule. If a show has a dark night that means there is no performance that evening. If a theatre is currently dark that means there is no show currently running there.
showing a brooding ill humor; "a dark scowl"; "the proverbially dour New England Puritan"; "a glum, hopeless shrug"; "he sat in moody silence"; "a morose and unsociable manner"; "a saturnine, almost misanthropic young genius"- Bruce Bliven; "a sour temper"; "a sullen crowd"
Actions made without seeing vital game information. Making bets/checks/calls in the dark are often used to throw off an opponents concentration or to surprise and confuse their opponent. Although not the most conventional play, it can sometimes add strength to weak hands and show apparent weakness in strong hands. These actions cannot be done out of turn.