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SOOT

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does soot mean? 

SOOT (noun)
  The noun SOOT has 1 sense:

1. a black colloidal substance consisting wholly or principally of amorphous carbon and used to make pigments and ink

  Familiarity information: SOOT used as a noun is very rare.


SOOT (verb)
  The verb SOOT has 1 sense:

1. coat with soot

  Familiarity information: SOOT used as a verb is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


SOOT (noun)


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Meaning:

A black colloidal substance consisting wholly or principally of amorphous carbon and used to make pigments and ink

Classified under:

Nouns denoting substances

Synonyms:

carbon black; crock; lampblack; smut; soot

Hypernyms ("soot" is a kind of...):

atomic number 6; C; carbon (an abundant nonmetallic tetravalent element occurring in three allotropic forms: amorphous carbon and graphite and diamond; occurs in all organic compounds)


SOOT (verb)


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Meaning:

Coat with soot

Classified under:

Verbs of touching, hitting, tying, digging

Hypernyms (to "soot" is one way to...):

coat; surface (put a coat on; cover the surface of; furnish with a surface)

Sentence frame:

Something ----s something


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