Definitions for lampblackˈlæmpˌblæk
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Random House Webster's College Dictionary
a fine black pigment consisting of almost pure carbon collected as soot from the smoke of burning carbonaceous materials.
Origin of lampblack:
carbon black, lampblack, soot, smut, crock(noun)
a black colloidal substance consisting wholly or principally of amorphous carbon and used to make pigments and ink
An amorphous form of carbon made from incompletely burned organic matter; used to make pigments and inks.
Origin: lamp + black
the fine impalpable soot obtained from the smoke of carbonaceous substances which have been only partly burnt, as in the flame of a smoking lamp. It consists of finely divided carbon, with sometimes a very small proportion of various impurities. It is used as an ingredient of printers' ink, and various black pigments and cements
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