furnace black

noun
variants: or furnace combustion black

Definition of furnace black

: a carbon black made by the partial combustion of liquid and gaseous hydrocarbons (as petroleum distillates or refinery residues, natural gas, or a mixture of gas and oil) in a closed furnace or retort

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“Furnace black.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/furnace%20black. Accessed 23 Oct. 2021.

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