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1. soot

noun. ['ˈsʊt'] a black colloidal substance consisting wholly or principally of amorphous carbon and used to make pigments and ink.

Synonyms

  • C
  • carbon
  • lampblack
  • smut
  • crock
  • atomic number 6

Antonyms

  • clean
  • uncover
  • natural object
  • outside

Etymology

  • sot (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

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Words that Rhyme with Soot

  • underfoot
  • pussyfoot
  • caput
  • afoot
  • put
  • foote
  • foot

How do you pronounce soot?

Pronounce soot as sʊt.

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Example sentences of the word soot


1. Noun, singular or mass
Run a paper towel or dry cloth around the inside of the pit to remove any soot.

2. Verb, base form
They will have a brown tint on the glass and possibly soot on the filament.

Quotes containing the word soot


1. Don't die on me,"she ordered. "You are not dying on me.""Yes, ma'am."He felt light-headed, but she was about the most beautiful thing he'd ever seen. Her hair was smoldering. Her face was smudged with soot. She had a cut on her arm, her dress was torn, and she was missing a boot. Beautiful.
- Rick Riordan, The Lost Hero

2. soot-black

adjective. of the black color of soot.

Synonyms

  • achromatic
  • neutral

Antonyms

  • colorful
  • subjective
  • reactive

3. soot

verb. ['ˈsʊt'] coat with soot.

Synonyms

  • coat

Antonyms

  • descend
  • disappear

Etymology

  • sot (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
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