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approaching black; reflecting little light.

dark cutting beef
the meat is much darker than normal on its cut surface; caused by preslaughter stress. Called also dark, firm dry muscle, DFD.
dark firm, dry muscle
see dark cutting beef (above).
dark film
x-ray film that has been overexposed, or grossly overdeveloped.
film dark spots
caused by developer splashing on the x-ray film causing prolonged local development.
dark room
a room dedicated to the processing of film; must be light-proof, temperature stable and fitted with water and power.

Patient discussion about dark

Q. What health condition would produce blood and dark colored semen?

A. any inflammation in that area can cause that. from the urethra to the testis. here is a symptom checker that show you all the conditions that causes blood to show up in your semen and their other symptoms:

Q. very dark blood clots @ first sight of period? At first sight of period, instead of normal rosy spotting it's brownish spotting followed by small clots.

A. totally agree with hottie, most likely that will be in normal range of variation. unless you feel some unusual pain, then you need to find medical advice. but it is also suggested for you to go to your ob-gyn doctor for a regular checkup anyway.
stay healthy always..

Q. after a pedicure, the soles of my feet are dark w/freckles, skin is itchy/thick, my derm says its eczema,help! the pedicure was in fall, 2002. I mad a mistake and wore nylon boots during a storm, the dye never fully disappeared. I would scrub the soles of my feet until I couldn't walk. However, within the last 4 months both heels are itchy, thick, dark-er and now they both have dark legions/ freckles have formed.

A. Are you sure you are going to a clean sterile saloon? It is very important to make sure they use sterile tools for a pedicure because they can transfer fungal infections very easily. Either way you should see a dermatologist to get the right kind of cream treatment for your feet.

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In the lead-up to the film's screening, headlines such "A Palestinian-Dane produces a dark film that portrays Denmark as a racist country" filled the screens and front pages of many Danish media outlets.
This little miracle of technology is basically a low-powered bulb completely enclosed in a housing made of dark film, which does not let any light out.
She's got another project up her sleeve, with Dark Film Productions, although she's remaining tight-lipped about it.
On this soundtrack to the bizarre 1970 gangster film starring Gainsbourg and Birkin, Serge doesn't sing, and some of he and Vannier's sunny psychedelic funk compositions belie the dark film they supposedly score.
This clever if somewhat dark film looks at the causes and material and spiritual consequences of consumer pollution on the earth.
The Dark Knight is a dark film with sinister themes.
He's just finished making a drama about Hughie Green for BBC4, in which plays Jess Yates, and a dark film comedy called Three and Out.
Melodrama, references to Sanskrit liturgical texts, a make-believe goddess heralding destruction in an abandoned World War II airfield, shadows of incest, and a troubling lack of resolution color this dark film about coming of age and the loss of innocence.
This is a dark film and Anakin does some pretty dark things on that downward spiral.
Surfaces of adjacent longitudinal bridge beams were stained with a dark film, and workers noted a heavy stench of ammonia.
Live Film, which will be supported by press advertising, captures Stella's 10-year relationship with film, and for 2005 it will continue to sponsor cult Channel Four films and outdoor film screenings as well as its new After Dark film and music events.
but not Double Indemnity, the dark film noir story that revolves around Fred MacMurray as an insurance agent out to cheat his company through murder and insurance fraud.