in the black
Definition of in the black
: making a profit : profitable The company is finally in the black.
Word by Word Definitions
: a pigment or dye of the color black : a black pigment or dye
: one consisting largely of carbon
: the achromatic (see achromatic 3) color of least lightness characteristically perceived to belong to objects that neither reflect nor transmit light
: to become black (see 1black)
: to make black
: to declare (as a business or industry) subject to boycott by trade-union members
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