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carbon black

n.
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.
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carbon black

n
(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
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car′bon black`


n.
any of various finely divided forms of amorphous carbon, used in pigments, in the manufacture of rubber products, and as clarifying or filtering agents.
[1885–90]
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Noun1.carbon black - a black colloidal substance consisting wholly or principally of amorphous carbon and used to make pigments and inkcarbon black - a black colloidal substance consisting wholly or principally of amorphous carbon and used to make pigments and ink
atomic number 6, carbon, C - an abundant nonmetallic tetravalent element occurring in three allotropic forms: amorphous carbon and graphite and diamond; occurs in all organic compounds
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