blacking n : a substance used to produce a shiny protective surface on footwear [syn: shoe polish]
- present participle of black
Blacking can refer to:
- Black polish, in particular shoe polish
- Blacking up
- A form of solidarity action, refusing to deal with goods from an organisation whose workers are undertaking strike action.
- Chemical Blacking, a process whereby the surface of a metal is deliberately oxidised and coloured resulting in a protective coating.