soot

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˈsʊt/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/sʊt, sut/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(sŏŏt, so̅o̅t)

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soot

Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
n
  1. soot from the [chimney, fireplace, exhaust pipe]
  2. a [film, layer] of soot
  3. soot [coming, billowing] out of the [chimney]
  4. his [clothes, hands] were (all) covered in soot
  5. [black, dirty] soot
  6. as black as soot
  7. soot from the burning of
  8. [coal, diesel] soot
  9. the air was full of soot and [smoke, dust, smog, ash]
  10. soot from the [volcano, forest fire]
  11. filled the air with soot
n as adj
  1. soot [particles, emissions, pollution]
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