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char

noun \ˈchär\

Definition of char

plural

char

or

chars

also

charr

or

charrs

  1. :  any of a genus (Salvelinus) of small-scaled trouts with light-colored spots

Variants of char

less commonly

\ˈchär\

Origin and Etymology of char

origin unknown


First Known Use: 1662

Other Fishes Terms


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char

verb

Definition of char

charred

charring

  1. transitive verb
  2. 1 :  to convert to charcoal or carbon usually by heat :  burn

  3. 2 :  to burn slightly or partly :  scorch <the fire charred the beams>

  4. intransitive verb
  5. :  to become charred

Origin and Etymology of char

charcoal


First Known Use: 1679


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char

noun

Definition of char

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

1879

First Known Use of char

1879

Other Chemical Engineering Terms


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char

verb

Definition of char

charred

charring

  1. intransitive verb
  2. :  to work as a cleaning woman

Origin and Etymology of char

charwoman


First Known Use: 1732


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char

noun

Definition of char

British

  1. :  charwoman

Origin and Etymology of char

by shortening


First Known Use: 1906


CHAR Defined for Kids

char

verb \ˈchär\

Definition of char for Students

charred

charring

  1. :  to burn slightly



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