Black list


  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Black list a list of persons who are for some reason thought deserving of censure or punishment; -- esp. a list of persons stigmatized as insolvent or untrustworthy, made for the protection of tradesmen or employers. See Blacklist v. t.
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In literature:

Fred and Eustace were a few of those who escaped the Black List.
"Fables in Slang" by George Ade
Greengay has been broke three times, fired, down and out, black-listed.
"A Collection of Stories, Reviews and Essays" by Willa Cather
This one malady, more than any other, gives Boston its place on the black list of unhealthy towns.
"Parks for the People" by Various
Emma was all right at first, but that foul put her on Miss Watson's black list.
"Hester's Counterpart" by Jean K. Baird
I don't want ter skeer you, Schults, but you are on the black list.
"Hanover; Or The Persecution of the Lowly" by David Bryant Fulton
These and the like procured him a place in that black list excommunicated at Torwood.
"Biographia Scoticana (Scots Worthies)" by John Howie
Two black knights had ridden into the lists in answer to the challenge; and now all clamor was hushed.
"Robin Hood" by Paul Creswick
Well, my brave blacks, are you come to list?
"The Fall of British Tyranny" by John Leacock
Name's already on the black list.
"Carmen Ariza" by Charles Francis Stocking
To escape the blight of the black-list I changed my name.
"Snow on the Headlight" by Cy Warman
The death of Miss Hawkins's father, a month later, did not add a contemptible manslaughter to Thornton Daverill's black list of crimes.
"When Ghost Meets Ghost" by William Frend De Morgan
Betty called it the black list.
"Polly's Senior Year at Boarding School" by Dorothy Whitehill
But best of them all was a valiant knight who bore a black shield, and who kept the lordship of the lists for three days.
"Historic Tales, Vol. XIII (of 15)" by Charles Morris
I care not much to be reckoned among the Unfortunate, if I be not in the black List of irreligious and sacrilegious Princes.
"Eikon Basilike" by King Charles I (Stuart)
Fred and Eustace were a few of those who escaped the Black List.
"International Short Stories" by Various
Prominent on Burnside's "black list" was the name of Hooker.
"The Greater Republic" by Charles Morris
So we were doing the black-list and iron punishment together.
"The Story of a Strange Career" by Anonymous
No more boycotting and black-listing, no more denial of the rights of organization and petition.
"The Arena" by Various
I was only a kid, and we were all black-listed.
"The Nerve of Foley" by Frank H. Spearman
On this black list, and amongst the foremost, stood the name of William Waterstone.
"Wilson's Tales of the Borders and of Scotland" by Various

In poetry:

Where shaken water-wheels go creak and clack,
List while a lorn thrush calls and almost speaks;
See willow-wrens with elderberries black
Staining their slender beaks.
"Kismet" by Jean Ingelow
When he rode into the lists,
The arch of heaven grew black with mists,
And the castle 'gan to rock.
At the first blow,
Fell the youth from saddle-bow,
Hardly rises from the shock.
"The Black Knight. (From The German Of Uhland)" by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

In news:

Edgar Dworsky, founder of, has come up with a list of tips for shopping on Black Friday.
Make your list, and check the store you'll be heading to in the middle of the night twice … Black Friday is this week.
The Black Friday (and Thanksgiving Thursday) store openings list.
Her short list means South Carolina could have its first black or first female US senator.
Mandeville Films producing Matt Cook's Black List script.
Aussie helmer Kieran Darcy-Smith, whose feature directorial debut "Wish You Were Here" premiered at the Sundance Film Festival earlier this year, is attached to direct Matt Cook's 2009 Black List script "By Way of Helena .
While it wasn't at the top of the list of items Sandy Black wanted in a house, a children's playhouse in the backyard sweetened the deal.
Black Friday and Cyber Monday are history, and you still have names on your gift list.
Tunisia's transition government is creating black lists of long-serving officials to be expelled from the government, which covers most of the people who have experience governing.
Blacks fill list of shooting victims in Chattanooga.
The Root has an interesting list of people they say black history could do without.
Marketers Mine Black Diamonds Lists for Profit.
Black companies that weathered the recession, grew their businesses and landed on the BE 100s list.
A list of nontraditional sites to see the Big Apple's black history.
A list of opening times on Thanksgiving and Black Friday for local malls and stores, as well as links to relevant websites.

In science:

Only ob jects with existing estimates of the BH mass are listed. (O) - optical counterpart, Porb - orbital period, MBH - black hole mass, Msec - secondary mass or mass ratio (Msec/MBH ) (in square brackets).
Slim accretion disks around black holes
The list of parameters includes the masses and spins on the black holes, the distance from the detector, and the sky location.
Gravitational Wave Astronomy: Needle in a Haystack
First of all, let us list the ways by which black holes can gain or lose angular momentum (we will omit mechanisms involving singular events such as the initial creation of the black hole or a merger with a comparable mass ob ject).
Magnetic Extraction of Spin Energy from a Black Hole
Black holes The reference codes in this section refer to those listed with Table 2.7.
A review of rapid X-ray variability in X-ray binaries
This is not a list of certified black holes; relevant low magnetic-field compact-ob ject timing behaviour plus an absence of bursts and pulsations suffice for inclusion.
A review of rapid X-ray variability in X-ray binaries
We regard the mass of the black hole m and the normalized angular momentum a as parameters: thus we do not show a or m as variables in any functional dependence list.
Numerical validation of the Kerr metric in Bondi-Sachs form
Table 3: Above we list the orbits of non-BPS extremal black holes of N = 2 MESGT’s with nonvanishing entropy in d = 5.
Lectures on Spectrum Generating Symmetries and U-duality in Supergravity, Extremal Black Holes, Quantum Attractors and Harmonic Superspace
The complete list of orbits of BPS and extremal non-BPS black holes is given in Table 5.
Lectures on Spectrum Generating Symmetries and U-duality in Supergravity, Extremal Black Holes, Quantum Attractors and Harmonic Superspace
The black + indicates the parameters listed in (9).
Primordial Gravitational Waves and Cosmic Microwave Background Radiation
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Software Design Document, Testing, and Deployment and Configuration Management of the UUIS - a Team 1 COMP5541-W10 Project Approach
It is considered by McConnell as a black box that takes as input R and returns a list of overlap classes and for each overlap class the list of rows that belongs to.
Consecutive ones property testing: cut or swap
The modeled light curves from radio to TeV band are presented in Figure 3 (black solid lines), and the key model parameters are listed in Table 1.
Radio-to-TeV Phase-resolved Emission from the Crab Pulsar: The Annular Gap Model
QNMs of black holes have been traditionally studied for the backgrounds which arise out of the Einstein’s theory of general relativity (see [1, 2] for a complete list of references).
Quasinormal modes for tensor and vector type perturbation of Gauss Bonnet black holes using third order WKB approach
White and black listings can easily be captured through relations to the respective vertices.
A Case for a Global Information Network
Figure 7a presents the radial shower profile for negative pions (18 GeV) in the AHCAL for data (black points) and simulation (FTF BIC physics list, filled histogram).
Imaging Pion Showers with the CALICE Analogue Hadron Calorimeter