vegetable black


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vegetable black

[′vej·tə·bəl ¦blak]
(materials)
Carbon made by the incomplete combustion or destructive distillation of vegetable matter, for example, wood.
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lampblack, vegetable black

A fine black pigment consisting of particles of carbon; collected from the soot of burning oil.
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