Air pollution gets worse during drought; in California the problem is soot, and in Texas it was ozone.
soot, methane, ozone, and HFCs are a lot less sexy than flying to Rio and making bold promises.
And soot says that, growing up in Bombay, “all these museums seemed inaccessible to me…I started enjoying art when I went abroad.”
I'm in L.A. a couple of times a year and never miss a meal at soot Bull Jeep in Koreatown.
Some computer models, he said, indicate that about half of the global warming in the Arctic is driven by methane and soot.
One is blacked with soot, and the other is suited with black.
A manure which has long been used and highly esteemed is soot.
When the Buhuitihu goes to visit a sick person, he smears his face with soot or powdered charcoal.
Anyway, there were spots on it where the soot had been wiped off.
Before using the iron, wipe off any soot or coke or burned resin by means of an old rag.
Old English sot "soot," from Proto-Germanic *sotam "soot" (cf. Old Norse sot, Old Dutch soet, North Frisian sutt), literally "what settles," from PIE *sod-o- (cf. Old Church Slavonic sažda, Lithuanian suodžiai, Old Irish suide, Breton huzel "soot"), suffixed form of root *sed- (1) "to sit" (see sedentary).
A black, powdery substance that consists mainly of carbon and is formed through the incomplete combustion of wood, coal, diesel oil, or other materials. Because it absorbs energy from sunlight rather than reflecting it, soot is believed to be a cause of global warming, especially when it settles on snow and ice, reducing their reflectivity. Soot particles in the air are a contributing factor in respiratory diseases.