Meaning of char

char

Pronunciation: (chär), [key]
— v., n. charred, char•ring,
—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.
  1. 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]
— pl. char, chars.
  1. any trout of the genus Salvelinus (or Cristovomer), esp. the Arctic char.

char

Pronunciation: (chär), [key]
— n., v., charred, char•ring.
—n.
  1. a charwoman.
  2. a task, esp. a household chore.
  3. odd jobs, esp. of housework, for which one is paid by the hour or day.
—v.i.
  1. to work at housecleaning by the day or hour; hire oneself out to do odd jobs.
—v.t.
  1. to do (housework, odd jobs, or chores); clean or repair.

char

Pronunciation: (chär), [key]
  1. tea.

Char

Pronunciation: (shar), [key]
  1. born 1907, French poet.

char.

Pronunciation: [key]
  1. character.
  2. charter.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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