Definition of Char

1. Noun. A charred substance.

Generic synonyms: Atomic Number 6, C, Carbon
Specialized synonyms: Animal Black, Animal Charcoal, Bone Black, Bone Char, Snuff

2. Verb. Burn to charcoal. "Without a drenching rain, the forest fire will char everything"
Exact synonyms: Coal
Generic synonyms: Burn, Combust
Derivative terms: Coal, Coal

3. Noun. A human female employed to do housework. "I have a woman who comes in four hours a day while I write"
Exact synonyms: Charwoman, Cleaning Lady, Cleaning Woman, Woman
Generic synonyms: Cleaner

4. Verb. Burn slightly and superficially so as to affect color. "The flames scorched the ceiling"
Exact synonyms: Blacken, Scorch, Sear
Category relationships: Cookery, Cooking, Preparation
Generic synonyms: Burn
Specialized synonyms: Singe, Swinge
Derivative terms: Scorch

5. Noun. Any of several small trout-like fish of the genus Salvelinus.
Exact synonyms: Charr
Generic synonyms: Salmonid
Group relationships: Genus Salvelinus, Salvelinus
Specialized synonyms: Arctic Char, Salvelinus Alpinus

Definition of Char

1. n. One of the several species of fishes of the genus Salvelinus, allied to the spotted trout and salmon, inhabiting deep lakes in mountainous regions in Europe. In the United States, the brook trout (Salvelinus fontinalis) is sometimes called a char.

2. n. A car; a chariot.

3. n. Work done by the day; a single job, or task; a chore.

4. v. t. To perform; to do; to finish.

5. v. i. To work by the day, without being a regularly hired servant; to do small jobs.

6. v. t. To reduce to coal or carbon by exposure to heat; to reduce to charcoal; to burn to a cinder.

Definition of Char

1. Proper noun. A nickname for Charlotte ¹

2. Noun. (obsolete) a time; a turn or occasion ¹

3. Noun. (obsolete) a turn of work; a labour or item of business ¹

4. Noun. an odd job, a chore or piece of housework ¹

5. Noun. a charlady, a woman employed to do housework; cleaning lady ¹

6. Verb. (obsolete) to turn, especially away or aside. ¹

7. Verb. to work, especially to do housework. ¹

8. Noun. One of the several species of fishes of the genus Salvelinus or the brook trout. Scientific name: Salvelinus fontinalis. ¹

9. Verb. (ergative) To burn something to charcoal. ¹

10. Verb. To burn slightly or superficially so as to affect colour. ¹

11. Noun. A charred substance ¹

12. Noun. (computing programming) A character (text element such as a letter or symbol), whose data size is commonly one or several bytes. ¹

13. Noun. (computing programming) In C language, a byte, usable to store a character in legacy encodings. ¹

14. Noun. (UK Commonwealth) tea (drink) ¹

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Definition of Char

1. to burn slightly [v CHARRED, CHARRING, CHARS]

Medical Definition of Char

1. The remains of solid biomass that has been incompletely combusted, such as charcoal if wood is incompletely burned. (05 Dec 1998)

Lexicographical Neighbors of Char

char (current term)
char kway teow
characin fish
character-at-a-time printer
character actor
character actors
character actress

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