sootiness


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soot·y

 (so͝ot′ē, so͞o′tē)
adj. soot·i·er, soot·i·est
1. Covered with or as if with soot.
2. Of or producing soot.
3. Blackish or dusky in color.

soot′i·ness n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.sootiness - the state of being dirty with soot
dirtiness, uncleanness - the state of being unsanitary
Translations
تَلَويث بالشُّحار
sazová čerň
sod
kormosságkoromfeketeség
sorti
sadzová čerň
islilik

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
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