Definition of carbon black in English:

carbon black

Syllabification: car·bon black


  • A fine carbon powder used as a pigment, made by burning hydrocarbons in insufficient air.
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    • It includes a small amount of carbon black, a fine soot, to block radiation from heating and softening the inside of the material.
    • Similar effects have been shown following inhalation of ultrafine but not fine carbon black.
    • The palette for fresco painting is traditionally restricted to earths, lime white, carbon black, ultramarine, and glass.

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Pronunciation: skōSH
a small amount; a little