bone char
noun see bone black

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Bone char — Bone black redirects here. For the memoir by bell hooks, see Bone Black: memories of girlhood. Bone char, also known as bone black, ivory black, animal charcoal, or abaiser, is a granular material produced by charring animal bones. To prevent the …   Wikipedia

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

  • 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

  • Bone oil — may refer to: *Neatsfoot oil, a yellow oil used as a conditioning, softening and preservative for leather *Dippel s oil, a nitrogenous by product of the dry distillation manufacture of bone char …   Wikipedia

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

  • bone black — noun Date: 1815 the black residue chiefly of tribasic calcium phosphate and carbon from bones calcined in closed vessels used especially as a pigment or as a decolorizing adsorbent in sugar manufacturing called also bone char …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • char — char1 /chahr/, v., charred, charring, n. v.t. 1. to burn or reduce to charcoal: The fire charred the paper. 2. to burn slightly; scorch: The flame charred the steak. v.i. 3. to become charred. n. 4. a charred material or surface. 5. charcoal. 6.… …   Universalium

  • Char — /shannrdd/, n. René /rddeuh nay /, born 1907, French poet. * * * Any of several freshwater food and game fishes (genus Salvelinus) of the salmon family, distinguished from the similar trout by light, rather than black, spots; by a boat shaped,… …   Universalium

  • Sucrose — Sucrose …   Wikipedia

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

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