blackening definition

  • verb:
    • Present participle of blacken.
  • noun:
    • The work of switching black colored in colour; a black stain or level.
    • Any preparation familiar with render the top of metal, leather, etc., black colored. See blacking.
    • switching to a darker shade
  • others:
    • Blackish; nearing black: as, in lichens, a biatorine exciple is colored or blackening, although not coal-black.

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