carbon black

carbon black (uncountable)

  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 ultraviolet rays.
Synonyms Translations
  • French: noir de carbone
  • Portuguese: negro de fumo
  • Russian: технический углерод
  • Spanish: negro de carbón

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