black grease

black grease

[¦blak ′grēs]
(materials)
Grease which has black coloration due to use of asphalt, either naturally occurring or from residues used in the manufacture of the grease.
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Tenders are invited for Purchase of Black Grease Leather for Yerwada Central Prison
The origins of blackface date back to 19th century minstrel shows, when white actors covered themselves in black grease paint in a caricature of the singing and dancing of slaves.
Inspection of the wreckage found that parts of a mechanism had separated and also that "black grease" had built up on one component.
Mending a car engine Laura: "I get covered in black grease just opening the bonnet of my little Renault Clio.
Finger painting: You may think you're simply getting the shine off your face to avoid flaring mallards when you smear that black grease on your cheeks, but I'd argue you're tapping into something much deeper--a repressed childhood urge to rub paint with your fingers.
with shadows, faces stained with black grease paint
Between each set of teeth where they meet the flange, under a 132-year accumulation of farm dust, was a large glob of hard, black grease, almost like tar.
For months the vile smell lingered - black grease was everywhere.
It's that time of year again when we smear black grease under our eyes, throw on Mama 7DAYS' biggest pair of 1980s-style shoulder pads and infuriate the office with constant cries of 'hut, hut, hut'.
In the commercial, which is airing on CBS, Harris is seen wearing "eye black" (black grease worn by athletes to reduce sun glare) with Feb.
Environmental damage is huge as forests are depleted and black carbon from inefficient fires counts for upwards of 25 percent of the carbon dioxide released into the atmosphere, while homes become coated in black grease.
Crowd favourite Black Grease saw them at their most potent.