How Do You Spell SOOT?

Correct spelling for the English word "soot" is [s_ˈʊ_t], [sˈʊt], [sˈʊt]] (IPA phonetic alphabet).

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Definition of SOOT

  1. soot, n. the black powder condensed from smoke.--ns. SOOT'ERKIN, a fabulous birth induced by the Dutch women sitting huddled over their stoves--hence anything fruitless or abortive; SOOT'FLAKE, a smut of soot; SOOT'INESS.--adj. SOOT'Y, consisting of, or like, soot. [A.S. sót; Dan. sod.]

Common Misspellings for SOOT

Below is the list of 360 misspellings for the word "soot".

Usage Examples for SOOT

  1. The outer surfaces of the tubes should be blown free from soot at regular intervals, the frequency of such cleaning periods being dependent upon the class of fuel used. - "Steam, Its Generation and Use" by Babcock & Wilcox Co.
  2. And we elsewhere note, that ev'n Soot, as Black as it is, has fill'd our Receivers with such copious White Fumes, that they seem'd to have had their In- sides wash'd with Milk. - "Experiments and Considerations Touching Colours (1664)" by Robert Boyle
  3. The only day when you can see the few surviving beauties of a northern manufacturing town or village is Sunday, when the tall factory chimneys cease to vomit their clouds of smoke which kills the trees, or covers the struggling leaves with black soot. - "Vanishing England" by P. H. Ditchfield
  4. One would think their bodies were covered with soot. - "L'Assommoir" by Emile Zola
  5. A little common soot from the chimney, or pulverized charcoal, is a sure remedy. - "Soil Culture" by J. H. Walden