Complete Definition of "carbon black"

English

Noun
en-noun|sg=carbon black|-

  1. chemistry A fine black powder of amorphous carbon manufactured by the incomplete combustion of natural gas or oil, and used as a pigment in the manufacture of ink and paint. Used as a filler in rubber like polymers and rubber. It helps the polymers resist deterioration by UV rays.

Synonyms
E153 when used as a food colouring

Translations
trans-top|fine black powder of amorphous carbon
Finnish: hiilimusta, nokimusta, kimröökki
trans-mid
trans-bottom

See also
soot
vegetable carbon

ar:carbon black

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