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Char

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Noun

1. char

a charred substance

2. char, charwoman, cleaning lady, cleaning woman, woman

a human female employed to do housework

Example Sentences:
'the char will clean the carpet'
'I have a woman who comes in four hours a day while I write'

3. char, charr

any of several small trout-like fish of the genus Salvelinus

Verb

4. char, coal

burn to charcoal

Example Sentences:
'Without a drenching rain, the forest fire will char everything'

5. blacken, char, scorch, sear

burn slightly and superficially so as to affect color

Example Sentences:
'The cook blackened the chicken breast'
'The fire charred the ceiling above the mantelpiece'
'the flames scorched the ceiling'

WordNet Lexical Database for English. Princeton University. 2010.


Char

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verbWord forms: chars, charring or charred
1. 
to burn or be burned partially, esp so as to blacken the surface; scorch
2. (transitive)
to reduce (wood) to charcoal by partial combustion
nounWord forms: plural char, chars, charr or charrs
any of various troutlike fishes of the genus Salvelinus, esp S. alpinus, occurring in cold lakes and northern seas: family Salmonidae (salmon)
noun British informal
1.  short for charwoman
verbWord forms: chars, charring or charred
2. 
to do housework, cleaning, etc, as a job
noun
British a slang word for tea

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Char

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verb transitive, verb intransitiveWord forms: charred or ˈcharring
1. 
to reduce to charcoal by burning
2. 
to burn slightly; scorch
noun
3. 
anything charred; esp., charcoal
noun
1. 
chare
2.  British, Informal
a charwoman
verb intransitiveWord forms: charred or ˈcharring
3.  Chiefly British, Informal
to work as a charwoman
nounWord forms: plural chars or char
any of a genus (Salvelinus) of trouts with small scales and a red belly
noun
British, Slang
tea (sense 3)
1. 
character
2. 
charter

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Char

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v. charred, char·ring, chars
v.tr.
1. To burn the surface of; scorch.
2. To reduce to carbon or charcoal by incomplete combustion. See Synonyms at burn1.
v.intr.
1. To become scorched.
2. To become reduced to carbon or charcoal.
n.
A substance that has been scorched, burned, or reduced to charcoal.
n. pl. char or chars also charr or charrs
Any of several salmonid fishes of the genus Salvelinus, usually having a dark body with light spots, and including the arctic char, the brook trout, and the lake trout.
n.
A charwoman.
intr.v. charred, char·ring, chars
To work as a charwoman.

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