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Encyclopedia > Black Widow

Black Widow may refer to:



  • The black widow spider, the common name for several species of venomous spider
  • False black widow, spiders of the genus Steatoda, often mistaken for widow spiders
  • Black widow (fish) (Stygnobrotula latebricola), a species of brotula

Species Fabricius, 1775 Chamberlin & Ivie, 1935 Walckenaer, 1837 The black widow spider () is a spider notorious for its neurotoxic venom. ... The False Black Widowes are a group of species of spiders which superficially resemble the black widow spiders, but are not as venemous to humans, if at all. ... Genera and species See text. ...


This article is about the Marvel Comics characters. ... Black Widow (Claire Voyant) is the name of a supernaturally powered fictional character in the Marvel Comics universe, known as one of the first costumed, superpowered female protagonists. ... Christina Crawford (born June 11, 1939) is an American actress and writer, best known as the author of Mommie Dearest, an exposé of the systematic child abuse allegedly committed by her mother, actress Joan Crawford. ... Starting in 1971, Isaac Asimov wrote a series of mystery short stories about a men-only dinner club called the Black Widowers. ...

Film and television

Ginger Rogers (Virginia Katherine McMath, July 16, 1911 – April 25, 1995) was an Academy Award-winning American film and stage actress and singer. ... Gene Tierney (November 19, 1920 – November 6, 1991) was an American film and stage actress. ... Black Widow is a 1987 Neo-noir film starring Debra Winger, Theresa Russell, Sami Frey, and Dennis Hopper, about two women: one who murders wealthy men whom she marries for their money, and the other an agent with the Department of Justice who grows obsessed with bringing her to justice. ... Black Widow, a Film Noir Musical is based on the Evelyn Dick murder case. ... Elizabeth Berkley (born July 28, 1972[1]) is an American television, film, and stage actress. ... Alicia Coppola (born April 12, 1968) is an American television actress. ... The Black Widow (1947) is a Republic Movie serial. ... Christine Norden was an British actress born December 25, 1924 and died 21 September 1988. ... This is a list of the episodes of the ABC television series Boston Legal. ... Black Widower is the 21st episode of The Simpsons third season. ... Every Which Way But Loose is a 1978 U.S. motion picture, released by Warner Brothers, produced by Robert Daley and directed by James Fargo. ... Any Which Way You Can is a 1980 comedy movie, starring Clint Eastwood, Sondra Locke, Geoffrey Lewis, William Smith, and Ruth Gordon. ...


Black Widow was a progressive rock/heavy metal band that formed in Leicester, England in 1970. ... Criteria for a Black Widow is an album by the heavy metal band Annihilator, released in 2000 (see 2000 in music). ... Red, White and Crüe is a 2-CD greatest hits album by Mötley Crüe with the following track list. ... This article is about the Lita Ford Album. ... Hatebreeder is the second album from the Finnish metal band Children of Bodom. ... Are You Listening? is Dolores ORiordans debut album. ... Welcome to My Nightmare is an album by Alice Cooper, released in 1975. ...

Video and computer games

Black Widow is an vector arcade game developed by Atari released in 1982. ... Black Widow is a video game character in Capcoms Slam Masters series. ... Black Widow Games is a computer games developer especialized in promotional mods for Quake and Half-Life 3D engines. ...


  • wikt:black widow, a human female who has killed one or more of her husband(s).
  • Black Widow (truck), a monster truck that races on the USHRA circuit
  • Black Widow Spider Bike, a motorcycle featured on the reality TV show American Chopper
  • P-61 Black Widow, an American night fighter aircraft used in World War II
  • Black Widows, Chechen female suicide bombers
  • Black Widow Cheer Gym, an all-star cheerleading facility in Ottawa, Canada
  • Blackarachnia, a Transformers character known as Black Widow in Japan
  • Northrop YF-23, a prototype fighter aircraft designed for the United States Air Force, nicknamed "Black Widow II"
  • Black Widow, the development code name for the Cray X2 supercomputer
  • A girl dressed all in black accompanied by a man in a Zoot Suit
  • The nickname of Jeanette Lee, a pool player who tends to dress in black
  • The nickname of Sonya Thomas, a champion competitive eater
  • The name of a paint scheme applied to Southern Pacific railroad diesel locomotives
Black Widow is a monster truck that races on the USHRA circuit. ... Paul Jr. ... The Northrop P-61 Black Widow was an all-metal, twin-engine, twin-boom, monoplane night fighter and night intruder aircraft flown by the United States Army Air Forces during World War II. It was the first American – and only Allied – purpose-built aircraft to serve as a radar-equipped... For the spider see Black widow spider. ... Blackarachnia (Black Widow in Japan) is a fictional Transformer character from Beast Wars, Beast Machines,Transformers: Universe and the upcoming Transformers: Animated // Originally, this character was intended to be a quick retool the Tarantulas toy, but animators ended up giving Blackarachnia a very feminine design, said to have been inspired... The Northrop/McDonnell Douglas YF-23 was a prototype fighter aircraft designed for the United States Air Force. ... The Cray X2 is a supercomputer made by Cray Inc. ... For alternate meanings, see Zoot Suit (disambiguation). ... Sonya The Black Widow Thomas (born Lee Sun-kyung (이선경) in 1969) is a top-ranked Korean-born American competitive eater from Alexandria, Virginia. ... The Southern Pacific Railroad (AAR reporting mark SP) was an American railroad. ... Image File history File links Disambig_gray. ...

  Results from FactBites:
black widow - definition of black widow in Encyclopedia (587 words)
The fl widow spider (Latrodectus mactans) is notorious for its neurotoxic venom.
Adult fl widow spiders are shiny fl with a reddish hourglass shape marking on the bottom of its abdomen.
Black widow venom acts by causing a localized release of the neurotransmitter acetylcholine, which is involved in muscular contraction.
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