Definition of Charring

1. Verb. (present participle of char) ¹



2. Noun. The incomplete combustion of organic material. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Charring

1. char [v] - See also: char

Lexicographical Neighbors of Charring

charqui
charquid
charquis
charr
charras
charreada
charreadas
charred
charred pancake cup
charret
charrets
charrette
charrettes
charrier
charriest
charring (current term)
charro
charros
charrs
charrus
charry
chars
charset
charsets
chart
chart-topping
chart datum
charta
chartable
chartaceous

Literary usage of Charring

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Manufacture of Iron, in All Its Various Branches: Including a by Frederick Overman (1854)
"The time best adapted for charring, in the woods, is from May till October, ... The wages of colliers for charring vary from one dollar twelve and a half to ..."

2. Metallurgy: The Art of Extracting Metals from Their Ores by John Percy (1875)
"Another proposed method of charring peat is to apply the heat resulting from the combustion of the waste-gas of high smelting furnaces (such as those in ..."

3. The Metallurgy of Iron and Steel: Theoretical and Practical: in All Its by Henry Stafford Osborn (1869)
"The time best adapted for charring in the woods, is from May till October inclusive. ... charring of Turf or Peat. The charring of peat is far more easily ..."

4. The Preservation of Structural Timber by Howard Frederick Weiss (1916)
"charring the Butt.—charring at best is a poor method of treatment, since its effect is but ... However, if the charring can be done at slight expense, ..."

5. A Treatise on Metallurgy: Comprising Mining, and General and Particular by Frederick Overman (1855)
"charring.—Since we are limited in the production of charcoal to that process ... The charring of wood may be divided into two distinct processes ; the one ..."

6. Rudimentary Dictionary of Terms Used in Architecture, Civil, Architecture by John Weale (1850)
"57-79 6-11 30-77 The charring of turf is far more easily effected than the ... In pits, the charring of turf is not difficult, if the same method is pursued ..."

7. Chemistry for Engineers and Manufacturers by Bertram Blount, Arthur G. Bloxam (1896)
"(B) charring IN KILNS.—The kilns, which are chiefly used in America, are rectangular brick structures with an arched roof, some 40 to 50 feet long and 12 to ..."

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