blacking definition

  • noun:
    • See lampblack.
    • A preparation, such as for example a shoe or stove polish, that is used to share a black shade.
    • a preparation, containing lampblack, regularly produce a shiny black colored finish to something
    • footwear polish
    • Any preparation in making things black colored; esp. one for offering a black luster to boots, or to stoves.
    • The work or process of making black.
    • A preparation for blacking boots and shoes, usually made of powdered bone-black, spermor linseed-oil, molasses, bad beer or vinegar, oil of vitriol, and copperas.
    • In leather-working, anybody of several products found in dyeing or staining fabric black.
    • title given by creators to a black wash, consists of clay, liquid, and powdered charcoal, with which cores and loam-molds tend to be coated, to provide the requisite smoothness toward areas which come into experience of the melted metal.
    • a substance used to produce a shiny defensive area on footwear
  • verb:
    • Present participle of black.

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