(board games, chess) Of or relating to the playing pieces of a board game deemed to belong to the "black" set (in chess the set used by the player who moves second) (often regardless of the pieces' actual colour).
(typography) Said of a symbol or character that is solid, filled with color. Compare white (“said of a character or symbol outline, not filled with color”).
(politics) Related to the Christian Democratic Union of Germany.
Relating to an initiative whose existence or exact nature must remain withheld from the general public.
(countable and uncountable) The colour/color perceived in the absence of light, but also when no light is reflected, but rather absorbed.
(countable and uncountable) A black dye or pigment.
(countable) A pen, pencil, crayon, etc., made of black pigment.