blacklead definition

  • verb:
    • To cover, treat or polish with graphite
    • cover with graphite
  • noun:
    • Alternative as a type of black colored lead.
    • graphite or plumbago; -- so-called from its leadlike look and streak.
    • Amorphous graphite; plumbago. See graphite.
    • A pencil made of graphite.
    • made use of as a lubricant and as a moderator in atomic reactors
  • others:
    • Plumbago; graphite. It departs a blackish level somewhat like lead. See graphite.
    • to pay for with plumbago or black-lead; apply black-lead to.
  • verb-transitive:
    • To coat or to polish with black lead (graphite).

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