soot

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Pronunciation[change]

Noun[change]

Singular
soot

Plural
none

  1. Soot is a fine black substance that is produced by the incomplete combustion of coal, oil etc.

Verb[change]

Plain form
soot

Third-person singular
soots

Past tense
sooted

Past participle
sooted

Present participle
sooting

  1. (transitive) If you soot something, you cover it in soot.