All cats are grey in the dark - Things are indistinguishable in the dark so appearances don't matter.('All cats are grey at night' is also used.)
Dark horse - If someone is a dark horse, they are a bit of a mystery and we don't know how they will react or perform.
In the dark - If you're in the dark, you don't know what is happening around you.
Left in the dark - If you are left in the dark about something, you aren't given the information that you should have.
Shot in the dark - If you have a shot in the dark at something, you try something where you have little hope of success.
Whistling in the dark - If someone is whistling in the dark, they believe in a positive result, even though everybody else is sure it will not happen.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
OE. dark, derk, deork, AS. dearc, deorc,; cf. Gael. & Ir. dorch, dorcha, dark, black, dusky
The great hound had risen to his feet and was staring at him with eyes as dark brown as his master's.
"The Saracen: Land of the Infidel" by Robert Shea
Sophia and Simon went for a walk in the atrium, and in a dark corner she let him kiss her.
"The Saracen: The Holy War" by Robert Shea
In the dark opening the last slippery mass held quiet for endless seconds.
"Astounding Stories of Super-Science February 1930" by Various
A vertical stripe of yellow light cleaved the dark of the corridor as a door was quietly shut.
"Peter the Brazen" by George F. Worts
Otherwise it was black darkness: one breathed darkness.
"The Rainbow" by D. H. (David Herbert) Lawrence
Tonight she thought of him, somehow, as she went about the supper work along with Anita and Jose and pretty dark Paula.
"Tharon of Lost Valley" by Vingie E. Roe
He saw a square, dark opening in the glowing surface of the star.
"Shaman" by Robert Shea
The spores are dark ferruginous when caught on white paper, but paler on dark paper.
"The Mushroom, Edible and Otherwise" by M. E. Hard
In the dark nothing existed save souls, and souls were equal.
"The Web of the Golden Spider" by Frederick Orin Bartlett
Then the dark bulk of a building loomed up ahead and Pete pushed open a door.
"Partners of the Out-Trail" by Harold Bindloss
Her hair held earth.
Her eyes were dark.
A double flute
made her move.
"Kore" by Robert Creeley
Here are engender'd;
Veils their malice.
"To My Friend - Ode II" by Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
"I see them hearken,
The Houris that wait!
Their dark eyes darken
The diamond gate!
"Abu Midjan" by George MacDonald
But I see no night,
For my Lord is here
With him dark is light,
With him far is near.
"Antiphon" by George MacDonald
Thick is the darkness -
Sunward, O, sunward!
Rough is the highway -
Onward, still onward!
"Thick Is The Darkness" by William Ernest Henley
Darkness hides no dearer head:
Why should darkness end
Day so soon, O dear and dead
"A Dead Friend" by Algernon Charles Swinburne
Bloated 'Dark Knight Rises' brings Batman trilogy to clumsy end.
I have a totally different take, one that's pretty dark.
Take a well-tailored jacket, add a spot of cashmere, don some dark denim and step into a suede shoe, and Bob's your uncle.
The ad campaign works, as it shows dual sides of our girl rocking her blonde hair in a flashy showgirl look on top, and dark hair in her Egyptian goddess look on the bottom.
Starbucks said its new Starbucks Blonde Roast is designed to cater to coffee drinkers that prefer a lighter roast to the brewer's current portfolio of medium and dark roast coffees.
Human history is full of blood, and it has not only been spilled on battlefields and in dark alleys.
Dim the lights and turn up the radio for some dark, passionate rock from this Seattle trio.
They will no doubt shackle one of the worst singular moments of American violence with the premiere of The Dark Knight Rises.
It has a dark green leaf and the common variety has clusters of bright red flowers.
Being of Armenian descent, Kim Kardashian's eyes are as dark as her glossy brunette hair.
Dark and blustery days are upon us.
But, in the `40s and `50s, L. Ron Hubbard when he was still a mere science fiction writer and JPL co-founder and dark arts practitioner Jack Parsons.
"The Dark Knight Rises" pits Christian Bale as Bruce Wayne/Batman against Tom Hardy as Bane.
"The Dark Knight Rises" is the final installment in Christopher Nolan's Batman trilogy.
Now when the sun rises in the morning and knocks darkness clear out the sky – now, that's power.
The sub ject of dark nebulae and what makes them dark have a very patchy history.
Cosmic Dust in the 21st Century
Dark Matter ]Dark matter is an important problem in cosmology.
Gauge Theory of Gravity
Commonly accepted mechanisms are unable to explain the existence of these patterns and Bureau et al. proposed disk dark matter (scaling with the H I distribution) or a rotating triaxial dark halo as alternative solutions.
On the Spiral Structure of NGC 2915 and Dark Matter
Structure formation simulations in cold dark matter (CDM) scenarios have long argued for (strongly) triaxial dark matter halos around galaxies (e.g.
On the Spiral Structure of NGC 2915 and Dark Matter
Indeed, Brighenti & Mathews (1997) later decomposed Irwin & Sarazin’s (1996) mass distribution into separate stellar and dark-matter components (as we also do, in §4.3), and argued that any dark-matter halo must contribute negligibly to the total mass inside R <∼ 7.5 kpc ≃ 0.5Reff .
Dynamics of the Globular Cluster System Associated with M49 (NGC4472): Cluster Orbital Properties and the Distribution of Dark Matter