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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A dark colloidal substance consisting wholly or principally of amorphous carbon and used to make pigments and ink.

Usage examples (34)
  • In 1834, a beauty book from the period stated that some people used, "lampblack," commonly known as soot.
  • Are lampblack and bone black allotropic forms of carbon?
  • Rubber and lampblack are for use in domestic production.
  • A quantity of glue is melted and then lampblack is added. for more
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