Definition Of soot

noun

a black powdery or flaky substance consisting largely of amorphous carbon, produced by the incomplete burning of organic matter.

Diesel particulate matter consists of soot mixed with anything from volatile organic compounds to sulphur and nitrous oxides.

cover or clog (something) with soot.

The tremendous heat has consumed all vegetation, destabilized ground areas, sooted the work environment and caused burned trees to become unsafe.

Example Of soot

  • Because it is a lot cheaper to reduce soot emissions than to reduce carbon dioxide emissions.

  • Besides diamonds, other forms of carbon found in nature include charcoal, coal, and soot .

  • Black was carbon, obtained from soot or charcoal, which had to be mixed with size to make it compatible with the fresco technique.

  • But equipment operators still face the problems of determining what is behind the layer of black char and soot on the stem.

  • Diesel particulate matter consists of soot mixed with anything from volatile organic compounds to sulphur and nitrous oxides.


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