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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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Whoever owns those light grey street exchange telephone boxes, I think a darkish green or maybe blue/black should be your next colour if they repaint them.
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I'd had a choice of three sauces to go with mine,and I opted for blue cheese,but the curious darkish orange liquid which surrounded my steak was disappointing.
Twice US Open champion Strange is happy enough with his current options, with the only darkish clouds on his horizon being one or two injury concerns and the recent drop in form of a couple of others.
I would say it's darkish as opposed to dark because I think it plays more in the comedy vein.
Colour of girdle buffy brown, valves darkish brown in periphery, more clearin central part.
The 30 mm SL juvenile has a broad basicaudal bar, an ocellus, completely dark anal and first dorsal fins, darkish body, a pale caudal peduncle and the head is uniform except for a narrow cheek mark, all characters unlike any Apogonichthyoides miniatus of similar size.
People living or working nearby may therefore have noticed a darkish plume at first, but this is nothing to be concerned about.
At this time of the season, I prefer darkish coloured flies to imitate creepie crawlies moving round the bottom.
In a darkish room you focus on the outline of a window, cast on a wall by a street lamp outside.