- 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.
E153 when used as a food colouring
trans-top|fine black powder of amorphous carbon
Finnish: hiilimusta, nokimusta, kimrÃ¶Ã¶kki