soot


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soot

a black substance rising in fine flakes in smoke
Not to be confused with:
suit – a legal action; a matched set of clothes; meet the requirements of: This room will suit me just fine.

soot

 (so͝ot, so͞ot)
n.
The fine black particles, chiefly composed of carbon, produced by incomplete combustion of coal, oil, wood, or other fuels.

[Middle English, from Old English sōt; see sed- in Indo-European roots.]

soot v.

soot

(sʊt)
n
(Elements & Compounds) finely divided carbon deposited from flames during the incomplete combustion of organic substances such as coal
vb
(tr) to cover with soot
[Old English sōt; related to Old Norse, Middle Low German sōt, Lithuanian sódis, Old Slavonic sažda, Old Irish sūide]

soot

(sʊt, sut)

n.
1. a black carbonaceous substance produced during incomplete combustion of coal, wood, oil, etc., rising in fine particles that adhere to and blacken surfaces on contact.
v.t.
2. to mark, cover, or treat with soot.
[before 900; Middle English; Old English sōt]

soot

(so͝ot)
A black, powdery compound consisting mainly of carbon. Soot forms through the incomplete combustion of wood, coal, oil, or other materials.

soot

- Etymologically, something that "sits" on something else—like film settling on a surface.
See also related terms for sits.

soot


Past participle: sooted
Gerund: sooting

Imperative
soot
soot
Present
I soot
you soot
he/she/it soots
we soot
you soot
they soot
Preterite
I sooted
you sooted
he/she/it sooted
we sooted
you sooted
they sooted
Present Continuous
I am sooting
you are sooting
he/she/it is sooting
we are sooting
you are sooting
they are sooting
Present Perfect
I have sooted
you have sooted
he/she/it has sooted
we have sooted
you have sooted
they have sooted
Past Continuous
I was sooting
you were sooting
he/she/it was sooting
we were sooting
you were sooting
they were sooting
Past Perfect
I had sooted
you had sooted
he/she/it had sooted
we had sooted
you had sooted
they had sooted
Future
I will soot
you will soot
he/she/it will soot
we will soot
you will soot
they will soot
Future Perfect
I will have sooted
you will have sooted
he/she/it will have sooted
we will have sooted
you will have sooted
they will have sooted
Future Continuous
I will be sooting
you will be sooting
he/she/it will be sooting
we will be sooting
you will be sooting
they will be sooting
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been sooting
you have been sooting
he/she/it has been sooting
we have been sooting
you have been sooting
they have been sooting
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been sooting
you will have been sooting
he/she/it will have been sooting
we will have been sooting
you will have been sooting
they will have been sooting
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been sooting
you had been sooting
he/she/it had been sooting
we had been sooting
you had been sooting
they had been sooting
Conditional
I would soot
you would soot
he/she/it would soot
we would soot
you would soot
they would soot
Past Conditional
I would have sooted
you would have sooted
he/she/it would have sooted
we would have sooted
you would have sooted
they would have sooted
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.soot - a black colloidal substance consisting wholly or principally of amorphous carbon and used to make pigments and inksoot - 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
Verb1.soot - coat with soot
coat, surface - put a coat on; cover the surface of; furnish with a surface; "coat the cake with chocolate"
Translations
سُخَامسِناج، سُخام، شَحّار
saze
sod
nokikimröökki
čađ
korom
sót
すす
검댕
kaip suodžiaipaišinas
kvēpisodrēji
sadza
saje
sot
เขม่า เขม่าถ่านหิน
bồ hóng

soot

[sʊt] Nhollín m

soot

[ˈsʊt] nsuie f

soot

nRuß m; black as sootrußschwarz

soot

[sʊt] nfuliggine f

soot

(sut) noun
the black powder left after the burning of coal etc.
ˈsooty adjective
1. covered with soot.
2. of the colour of soot.
ˈsootiness noun

soot

سُخَام saze sod Ruß καπνιά hollín noki suie čađ fuliggine すす 검댕 roet sot sadza fuligem сажа sot เขม่า เขม่าถ่านหิน kurum bồ hóng 煤烟
References in classic literature ?
Tom Kitten took another big jump off the bar, and landed on a ledge high up inside the chimney, knocking down some soot into the fender.
When all were ready, the king sent them to her; but she got up in the night when all were asleep, and took three of her trinkets, a golden ring, a golden necklace, and a golden brooch, and packed the three dresses--of the sun, the moon, and the stars--up in a nutshell, and wrapped herself up in the mantle made of all sorts of fur, and besmeared her face and hands with soot. Then she threw herself upon Heaven for help in her need, and went away, and journeyed on the whole night, till at last she came to a large wood.
And every tongue, through utter drought, Was withered at the root; We could not speak, no more than if We had been choked with soot.
An' this here's Soot. Soot he flew across th' moor with me an' Captain he run same as if th' hounds had been after him.
"But who won't allow you," put in the priest in a low voice, "to own your own soot."
Here's more of this hateful soot hanging about," says he.
His jets are erect, full, and black like soot; so that from so abounding a smoke in the chimney, you would think there must be a brave supper cooking in the great bowels below.
They often admitted into the room a good deal of smoke and soot; but at the same time all the light and air that there was came through them.
A frouzy mourning of soot and smoke attired this forlorn creation of Barnard, and it had strewn ashes on its head, and was undergoing penance and humiliation as a mere dust-hole.
It is only then that the odious, rectangular shadows of walls and roofs fall upon her decks, with showers of soot.
Karataev, on account of the warm weather and for convenience at work, was wearing only trousers and a tattered shirt as black as soot. His hair was bound round, workman fashion, with a wisp of lime-tree bast, and his round face seemed rounder and pleasanter than ever.
Still, it must have been many years in use, for it was thickly covered with a coating of soot; this soot I dissolved in a portion of the wine brought to me every Sunday, and I assure you a better ink cannot be desired.