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Synonyms for blackness

Synonyms for blackness

the quality or state of the achromatic color of least lightness (bearing the least resemblance to white)

total absence of light

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Feathers of these birds - five species of birds of paradise - appear super-black because of how the internal nanostructure of the feathers absorbs and reflects light, a new study has found.
In other words, super-black materials, like the carbon nanotube coating, can be used on devices that remove heat from instruments and radiate it away to deep space.
Washington, Nov 10 (ANI): NASA has come up with a super-black material that absorbs on an average more than 99 percent of the ultraviolet, visible, infrared, and far-infrared light that hits it.
If you don't, you might want to take a look at the LC-22AA1; a 22-inch widescreen model with a low-reflection, super-black TFT LCD display, putting out an 845 x 480-dot image, viewable thru 170-degrees in both planes and with a contrast ratio of 500:1 and brightness of 450cd/[m.
IF you thought life was black and white, think again because scientists have invented super-black.
The super-black coating developed by researchers at the National Physical Laboratory (NPL) in Teddington, southwest London, could revolutionise the manufacture of optical instruments.