Adjective "soot black" definition and examples

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Definitions

noun

1. a black, carbonaceous substance produced during incomplete combustion of coal, wood, oil, etc., rising in fine particles and adhering to the sides of the chimney or pipe conveying the smoke: also conveyed in the atmosphere to other locations.

verb (used with object)

2. to mark, cover, or treat with soot.

Origin

(soot)