carbon black(redirected from E153)
Also found in: Thesaurus, Encyclopedia.
Any of various finely divided forms of carbon derived from the incomplete combustion of natural gas or petroleum oil and used to reinforce rubber and as an ingredient in inks, paints, crayons, and polishes.
(Elements & Compounds) a black finely divided form of amorphous carbon produced by incomplete combustion of natural gas or petroleum: used to reinforce rubber and in the manufacture of pigments and ink
any of various finely divided forms of amorphous carbon, used in pigments, in the manufacture of rubber products, and as clarifying or filtering agents.
Switch to new thesaurus
|Noun||1.||carbon black - a black colloidal substance consisting wholly or principally of amorphous carbon and used to make pigments and ink|