Divination by the assistance, or supposed assistance, of evil spirits, or the power of commanding evil spirits; magic; necromancy; witchcraft; enchantment.
These spells (light, gust of wind, circle of protection, breathe water, etc.) can be cast at any time, but have no direct combat effects.
There are two quite different meanings to this term: the use of black magic to kill, injure, harm, dominate, manipulate or control other people. This is the primary meaning. the (usually) benign use of magical powers to influence events or people.