Definición de soot en inglés:

soot

Silabificación: soot
Pronunciación: /so͝ot
 
/

sustantivo

  • A black powdery or flaky substance consisting largely of amorphous carbon, produced by the incomplete burning of organic matter.
    Más ejemplos en oraciones
    • Diesel particulate matter consists of soot mixed with anything from volatile organic compounds to sulphur and nitrous oxides.
    • What impact, if any, does soot and black carbon from fires have on the glaciers of Kilimanjaro?
    • Very low particulate, soot, and volatile organic emissions are released when it is burned.

verbo

[with object] Volver al principio  
  • Cover or clog (something) with soot.
    Más ejemplos en oraciones
    • The tremendous heat has consumed all vegetation, destabilized ground areas, sooted the work environment and caused burned trees to become unsafe.

Frases

(as) black as soot

Intensely black.
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • The skin was black as soot, and smooth as if not really skin at all.
  • And I never would have believed it a military unit, even one from the North, cause every face I saw was as black as soot.
  • He pulled back his hood with a hand as black as soot.

Origen

Old English sōt, of Germanic origin; related to German dialect Sott, from an Indo-European root shared by the verb sit.

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