Boneblack
Boneblack \Bone"black`\, n. See {Bone black}, under {Bone}, n. [1913 Webster]

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  • boneblack — /bohn blak /, n. a black, carbonaceous substance obtained by calcining bones in closed vessels, used as a black pigment, a decolorizing agent, etc. Also, bone black. [1805 15; BONE1 + BLACK] * * * …   Universalium

  • boneblack — noun A preparation containing carbonized bone, used as a pigment and a filtering medium. Syn: animal charcoal, bone char, bone charcoal …   Wiktionary

  • boneblack — animal charcoal …   Eponyms, nicknames, and geographical games

  • boneblack — n. black substance made of burnt bones …   English contemporary dictionary

  • boneblack — bone′ black n. chem. fia a black carbonaceous substance obtained by calcining bones in closed vessels, used esp. as a pigment • Etymology: 1805–15 …   From formal English to slang

  • boneblack — /ˈboʊnblæk/ (say bohnblak) noun a black carbonaceous substance obtained by calcining bones in closed vessels …   Australian English dictionary

  • boneblack — /bohn blak /, n. a black, carbonaceous substance obtained by calcining bones in closed vessels, used as a black pigment, a decolorizing agent, etc. Also, bone black. [1805 15; BONE1 + BLACK] …   Useful english dictionary

  • animal charcoal — noun black substance containing char in the form of carbonized bone; used as a black pigment • Syn: ↑bone black, ↑bone char, ↑animal black • Hypernyms: ↑char * * * noun : a charcoal of animal origin; …   Useful english dictionary

  • Potrero Point — San Francisco is the location of the earliest and most important industrial facilities in the Western United States on the eastern extension of San Francisco s Potrero Hill, a natural land mass extending into San Francisco Bay south of Mission… …   Wikipedia

  • bone black — [bōn′blak΄] a fine charcoal made by burning animal bones in closed containers: used as a pigment, in refining sugar, etc.: also boneblack [bōn′blak΄] n. * * * ▪ chemistry also called  Bone Char, or Bone Charcoal,         a form of charcoal (q.v.) …   Universalium

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