GNU Webster's 1913
- n. (Chem.) the black, carbonaceous substance into which bones are converted by calcination in close vessels; -- called also
animal charcoal. It is used as a decolorizing material in filtering sirups, extracts, etc., and as a black pigment. See Ivory black, under Black.
- n. black substance containing char in the form of carbonized bone; used as a black pigment
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