Pronunciation: (chär'kōl"), [key]
1. the carbonaceous material obtained by heating wood or other organic substances in the absence of air.
2. a drawing pencil of charcoal.
3. a drawing made with charcoal.
1. to blacken, write, or draw with charcoal.
2. to cook (food) over charcoal, esp. on a grill.
to cook food over charcoal, esp. on a grill.
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