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Black

Informal; describing a financial statement that ends with a positive assessment. For example, if a company produces a profit for a given period of time, it is said to be "in the black." The term comes from the color of ink used for such statements. See also: Red.

black

Of or relating to the profitability of a firm or the operations of a firm. The term derives from the color of ink used to enter a profit figure on a financial statement. Compare red.
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One of the illustrations is of a blackbird On song: |A blackbird ensconced on its nest.
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Here, I describe video evidence of the first reported occurrence of infanticide by an icterid, a female Red-winged Blackbird (Agelaius phoeniceus), and discuss potential hypotheses for infanticide within the species.
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The call of the red-winged blackbird rattles across marshes and other wet places, often when snow still lies on the ground.
Dr Harrison added: "We've had a report of a blackbird with white feathers round its eyes, making it look like it is wearing spectacles.