In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1hollín masculinecovered in soot — cubierto de hollín
- Most candles contain paraffin, a petroleum-based wax that produces black soot when burned.
- What impact, if any, does soot and black carbon from fires have on the glaciers of Kilimanjaro?
- The petroleum soot is not formed by solid-phase charring of fuel but is produced by recombination and coagulation of aromatic molecules in the gas phase.
- Besides diamonds, other forms of carbon found in nature include charcoal, coal, and soot.
- Very low particulate, soot, and volatile organic emissions are released when it is burned.
- The ring had black soot on it, but one thing was clear, and that was a glistening amethyst crystal in the center.
- None of these vessels was apparently used over fire, as they lack soot marks and charred organic remains.
- The major pollutant in the area is particulates - tiny particles of dust or soot which get lodged in people's lungs and can damage health.
- The gas supply to my apartment block has been cut off, and the tap water is black with soot and dirt, but otherwise everything is normal.
- But equipment operators still face the problems of determining what is behind the layer of black char and soot on the stem.
- It is caused by tiny airborne particles of soot, ash and sulphur dioxide reflecting back the heat of the sun.
- Black was carbon, obtained from soot or charcoal, which had to be mixed with size to make it compatible with the fresco technique.
- Particulate matter, or soot, is produced by coal-fired power plants and diesel engines.
- We were constantly faced with black soot falling on the grass, on our houses.
- If the wine smelt of soot, hot tarmac or burnt rubber, you knew it was a South African.
- Diesel particulate matter consists of soot mixed with anything from volatile organic compounds to sulphur and nitrous oxides.
- It is made from pollution and particles from cars, industry, and ash and soot from the burning of forests and from the wood used for cooking.
- Their hairs are a bit singed and their faces are black from soot.
- The residue of soot and ashes left from the fireplace is apparent on the surface.
- Because it is a lot cheaper to reduce soot emissions than to reduce carbon dioxide emissions.
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