soot
Pronunciation
  • IPA: /sʊt/, /suːt/
  • (now dialectal) IPA: /sʌt/
Noun

soot (uncountable)

  1. Fine black or dull brown particles of amorphous carbon and tar, produced by the incomplete combustion of coal, oil etc.
Synonyms Translations Verb

soot (soots, present participle sooting; past and past participle sooted)

  1. (transitive) To cover or dress with soot.
    to soot land



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