carbon black


General Science

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  • noun engineering material, used as filler in plastic mouldings and in tyres, where it improves the mechanical properties of tyre rubber and produces, as a side effect, the typical black colour


  • A fine carbon in the form of soot obtained by the direct impingement of a flame on a metal surface. Carbon black is used as a pigment to color paints and other materials.


  • A very finely divided form of carbon used as a food colouring.


  • noun a very black pigment used in making printing ink