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char



Pronunciation: (chär), [key]
v., charred, char•ring,
n.


v.t.
1. to burn or reduce to charcoal: The fire charred the paper.
2. to burn slightly; scorch: The flame charred the steak.

v.i.
to become charred.

n.
1. a charred material or surface.
2. charcoal.
3. a superior carbon-rich fuel, a by-product of the conversion of coal into gaseous or liquid fuel.

char



Pronunciation: (chär), [key]
n.,
pl. (esp. collectively) char, (esp. referring to two or more kinds or species) chars.

any trout of the genus Salvelinus (or Cristovomer), esp. the Arctic char.

char



Pronunciation: (chär), [key]
n., v., charred, char•ring.
Chiefly Brit.

n.
1. a charwoman.
2. a task, esp. a household chore.
3. chars,odd jobs, esp. of housework, for which one is paid by the hour or day.

v.i.
to work at housecleaning by the day or hour; hire oneself out to do odd jobs.

v.t.
to do (housework, odd jobs, or chores); clean or repair. Also,chare.

char



Pronunciation: (chär), [key]
n. Brit. Informal.
tea.

Char



Pronunciation: (shar), [key]
n.
Re•né Pronunciation: (ru-nā'), [key] born 1907, French poet.

char.




1. character.
2. charter.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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