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char

noun \ ˈchär \
variants: or less commonly

Definition of char

plural char or chars also charr or charrs
: any of a genus (Salvelinus) of small-scaled trouts with light-colored spots

Origin and Etymology of char

origin unknown

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char

verb

Definition of char

charred; charring
transitive verb
1 : to convert to charcoal or carbon usually by heat : burn
2 : to burn slightly or partly : scorch
  • the fire charred the beams
intransitive verb
: to become charred

Origin and Etymology of char

charcoal


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char

noun

Definition of char

: a charred substance : charcoal; specifically : a combustible residue remaining after the destructive distillation of coal

First Known Use of char

1879

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char

verb

Definition of char

charred; charring
intransitive verb
: to work as a cleaning woman

Origin and Etymology of char

charwoman


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char

noun

Definition of char

British

Origin and Etymology of char

by shortening


CHAR Defined for Kids

char

verb \ ˈchär \

Definition of char for Students

charred; charring
: to burn slightly


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