Adjective "Soot black" Definition and Examples


    Adjective:

    Soot black


    Definition:

    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