HyperDic: lampblack

English > 1 sense of the word lampblack:
NOUNsubstancelampblack, carbon black, soot, smut, crocka black colloidal substance consisting wholly or principally of amorphous carbon and used to make pigments and ink
English > lampblack: 1 sense > noun 1, substance
MeaningA black colloidal substance consisting wholly or principally of amorphous carbon and used to make pigments and ink.
Synonymscarbon black, soot, smut, crock
Broadercarbon, C, atomic number 6An abundant nonmetallic tetravalent element occurring in three allotropic forms
Spanishcarbonilla, hollín, negro de carbón, tizne
Catalannegre de carbó, sutge, sutja

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