carbon black


  • WordNet 3.6
    • n carbon black a black colloidal substance consisting wholly or principally of amorphous carbon and used to make pigments and ink
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In literature:

They too dispersed with the gaseous midst of black carbon smog released by the traffic.
"Corpus of a Siam Mosquito" by Steven Sills
And all the facade was black, black with ages of carbonic deposit.
"Buried Alive: A Tale of These Days" by Arnold Bennett
The front and rear electrodes of this instrument are formed of thin carbon disks shown in solid black.
"Cyclopedia of Telephony & Telegraphy Vol. 1" by Kempster Miller
Carbon, in one form or another, is the base of all black pigments.
"Handbook on Japanning: 2nd Edition" by William N. Brown
When black it is made of finely pulverized carbon, mixed with oil.
"What Philately Teaches" by John N. Luff
The next stage of the Leblanc process is the manufacture of "black ash," or crude sodium carbonate.
"The Chemistry of Hat Manufacturing" by Watson Smith
Is pure carbon as black as charcoal?
"Conversations on Chemistry, V. 1-2" by Jane Marcet
The black substance remaining is carbon.
"How Two Boys Made Their Own Electrical Apparatus" by Thomas M. (Thomas Matthew) St. John
Well, in addition to the diamond there is another form of carbon, which is called black-lead.
"The Story of a Tinder-box" by Charles Meymott Tidy
Put the carbon and zinc which are attached to the black jar cover into the jar.
"Common Science" by Carleton W. Washburne
This immediately separates the oxygen from the carbon which forms a dense black smoke in the tube.
"The Elements of Agriculture" by George E. Waring
In black hair, carbon exceeds; in golden hair, sulphur and oxygen.
"Maids Wives and Bachelors" by Amelia Edith Huddleston Barr
Black damp, or carbon dioxide, may be detected by its peculiar odour.
"Seeds of Pine" by Janey Canuck
A sheet of paper exposed to the open air becomes black in three seconds, and a thick layer of carbon covers everything.
"The New Gulliver and Other Stories" by Barry Pain
I know the nitrogen is driven out, I have smelt it myself; but what becomes of the black carbon?
"Seed-time and Harvest" by Fritz Reuter
It has long been known that the metal iron in a molten state dissolves carbon and deposits it on cooling as black opaque graphite.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 11, Slice 5" by Various
Several kinds of ores are found at Mancayan, almost on the surface, red, black and grey copper, also sulphates and carbonates of copper.
"The Inhabitants of the Philippines" by Frederic H. Sawyer
Common charcoal, lamp-black, coke, black lead, and the diamond, are all varieties of carbon.
"A Guide to the Scientific Knowledge of Things Familiar" by Ebenezer Cobham Brewer
Reference has already been made to Black's discovery of carbonic acid, and of the phenomena which he ascribed to latent heat.
"An Introduction to the History of Science" by Walter Libby
The other was a circular vat of some black material, probably carbon.
"Astounding Stories of Super-Science January 1930" by Victor Rousseau

In news:

Still, scientists agree that black carbon in the atmosphere has a significant effect on global and regional climate, with earlier studies ranking the warming effects of black carbon particles second only to carbon dioxide gas.
Which is a better MOC for carbon black plants.
We crack heavy oils (with sulfur content) at 800 degrees C to produce carbon black .
We crack heavy oils (with sulfur content) at 800 degrees C to produce carbon black.
New Test Method for Standard Test Method for Carbon Black-Void Volume at Geometric Mean Pressure.
1.1This test method covers a procedure to measure a carbon black structure property known as Void Volume at geometric mean pressure.
The HARNN Exfoliating Black Rice Soap with vegetable carbon helps detoxify and deodorize.
Evonik Industries signed an agreement with affiliates of Rhône Capital LLC to sell its carbon black business, which achieved sales revenues of some €1.2 billion in 2010.
Yorkshire Water has chosen Black & Veatch to help advance its carbon reduction strategy.
Samsung Engineering Awarded $2.5-Billion Contract by Adnoc for Carbon Black and Delayed Coker Units.
Today's fillers are typically petroleum-based particles called "carbon black".
Indicate the flour also could serve as an inexpensive alternative to today's carbon-black tire fillers .
Over time, there have been numerous different black powders , although all were basically a mechanical mixture of carbon, saltpeter, and sulfur.
Dark layer, the "black mat," comprises carbon-rich sediments at the bottom of Younger Dryas deposits.
Here's a most excellent video to illuminate my last blog post on the link between black carbon soot and the melting Arctic.

In science:

Assuming that nearly all electrons in diffuse clouds are produced via the ionization of C to C+ and that nearly all atomic carbon has been singly ionized (van Dishoeck & Black 1986), the carbon to hydrogen ratio should approximate the electron to hydrogen ratio.
H3+ in Diffuse Interstellar Clouds: a Tracer for the Cosmic-Ray Ionization Rate
Black lines marked 1 to 3 show how the top of atmosphere flux changes with increasing surface temperature for successively higher concentrations of a non-condensible greenhouse gas (e.g. carbon dioxide).
The Runaway Greenhouse: implications for future climate change, geoengineering and planetary atmospheres
If the atmosphere has a negligible amount of carbon dioxide, then with a low surface temperature the atmosphere is optically thin and follows the black body limit.
The Runaway Greenhouse: implications for future climate change, geoengineering and planetary atmospheres
Yeoh O.H., Characterization of elastic properties of carbon-black-fil led rubber vulcanizates, Rubber Chem.
The camera method, or how to track numerically a deformable particle moving in a fluid network
Two-color diagram of SagDIG stars (black dots) brighter than K s = 20 together with Bergeat et al. (2001) Galactic Cstars (large filled blue triangles) and the carbon stars of Fo rnax (Gullieuszik et al. 2007)(large filled green circles).
Near-Infrared photometry of carbon stars in the Sagittarius dwarf irregular galaxy and DDO 210
Central Panels: The flux density together with the double star models: the SED is fitted by the sum of a carbon star spectrum ta ken from Lanc¸on & Mouhcine (2002) and a black body.
Near-Infrared photometry of carbon stars in the Sagittarius dwarf irregular galaxy and DDO 210
Lower Panels: The ACS CMD of SagDIG and the photometric points calculated from the black body model (triangles) and the carbon star spectra (squares).
Near-Infrared photometry of carbon stars in the Sagittarius dwarf irregular galaxy and DDO 210
Methanederived carbonate build-ups and associated microbial communities at cold seeps on the lower Crimean shelf (Black Sea).
Field-control, phase-transitions, and life's emergence