• WordNet 3.6
    • v blacklist put on a blacklist so as to banish or cause to be boycotted "many books were blacklisted by the Nazis"
    • n blacklist a list of people who are out of favor
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • v. t Blacklist To put in a black list as deserving of suspicion, censure, or punishment; esp. to put in a list of persons stigmatized as insolvent or untrustworthy, -- as tradesmen and employers do for mutual protection; as, to blacklist a workman who has been discharged. See Black list, under Black a. "If you blacklist us, we will boycott you."
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n blacklist A list of defaulters: specifically applied to printed lists of insolvents and bankrupts, published officially. Private lists, however, of a more searching character, are furnished by certain societies and private individuals to subscribers, with the view of affording protection against bad debts, frauds, etc.
    • n blacklist Any list of persons who are for any reason deemed objectionable by the makers or users of the list, as for political or social misconduct, for joining in or assisting a Strike, etc.
    • n blacklist Nautical, a list kept on board a man-of-war of delinquents to whom extra duty is assigned as a punishment.
    • blacklist To place on a black-list.
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In literature:

He had forgotten that a blacklist did not exist.
"The Jungle" by Upton Sinclair
Then they blacklisted me, and I've never had a job above laborin' work since.
""Where Angels Fear to Tread" and Other Stories of the Sea" by Morgan Robertson
He'll blacklist you in every yacht club from Bar Harbor to Miami.
"Blow The Man Down" by Holman Day
There are ways of putting a laborer on the blacklist.
"Blue Ridge Country" by Jean Thomas
They threaten me with a strike and with blacklisting me if I don't give up the idea.
"Woman on Her Own, False Gods & The Red Robe" by Eugène Brieux
He was facing two men whom Ralph recognized as Hall and Wilson, two blacklisters who had been prominent in the railroad strike.
"Ralph on the Overland Express" by Allen Chapman
The blacklist and mail disputes acquired a similar status.
"The Story of the Great War, Volume VI (of VIII)" by Various
We sent you just what was ordered and if I don't get the money right now you get blacklisted.
"Traffic in Souls" by Eustace Hale Ball
And now we'd be blacklisted.
"Carmen Ariza" by Charles Francis Stocking
This performance was repeated in every town I struck, until I began to believe that I had been blacklisted.
"Snow on the Headlight" by Cy Warman

In news:

Among the blacklist 's casualties is the suicide prevention site, which was ordered to take down a page detailing suicide methods.
Lost or stolen smartphones to go on electronic blacklist in Canada.
The country is also home to several banks blacklisted by the United States and United Nations for aiding terrorism and the spread of weapons of mass destruction.
Russia's New Internet Blacklist .
Russia internet blacklist law takes effect.
Hollywood has spent more than half a century railing against the anti-Communist blacklists of the Forties and Fifties that prevented some people from working in the movie industry.
Which Candidates Are on Wall Street's Blacklist .
Research In Motion's long-awaited new mobile OS, the BlackBerry 10, contains a blacklist of 106 verboten passwords that users will not be able to use to secure access to their devices, researchers have found.
Host Rachel Martin speaks to W.R. Wilkerson III about the infamous 1947 Hollywood Blacklist.
Hollywood Paper Apologizes For '47 Blacklist Support.
Stolen smartphones to go on electronic blacklist.
No agreement in DA 'blacklist' case.
On the 65th Anniversary of the Hollywood Blacklist, The Hollywood Reporter examines their role in that dark period of Hollywood history.
Blacklist Victim Thanks THR Founder's Son for Apology.
Son sorry for dad's role in Hollywood Blacklist.

In science:

Each address ip in a blacklist or a whitelist is assigned a weight wip , indicating the importance of that address.
Optimal Source-Based Filtering of Malicious Traffic
Creating blacklists and whitelists (i.e., identifying bad and good addresses and assigning appropriate weights to them) is a difficult problem on its own right, but orthogonal to this work.
Optimal Source-Based Filtering of Malicious Traffic
We assume that the blacklist BL is provided by another module (e.g., an intrusion detection system or historical data) as input to our problem.
Optimal Source-Based Filtering of Malicious Traffic
BLOCK-ALL: Suppose a network operator has a blacklist BL of size N , a whitelist W L, and a weight assigned to each address that indicates the amount of traffic originating fro m that address.
Optimal Source-Based Filtering of Malicious Traffic
BLOCK-SOME: A blacklist and a whitelist are given, as before, but the operator is now willing to block only some, instead of all, bad traffic, so as to decrease the amount of good traffic blocked at the expense of leaving some bad traffic unblocked.
Optimal Source-Based Filtering of Malicious Traffic