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car'bon black"




any of various finely divided forms of amorphous carbon prepared by the partial combustion of hydrocarbons, as of natural gas, or by charring wood, bones, or other plant or animal tissues: used in pigments, as reinforcing agents in the manufacture of rubber products, and as clarifying or filtering agents.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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