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drop black

noun, Chemistry.
1.
carbon, as animal black or lampblack, formed into pellets by mixing with water or glue: used as a black pigment.
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  • If such colors are to be used for fine lining, mix with a little rubbing varnish and tint the white slightly with drop black.

    Practical Carriage and Wagon Painting

    Mayton Clarence Hillick

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