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Synonyms of char

Noun


1. char, carbon, C, atomic number 6

usage: a charred substance

2. charwoman, char, cleaning woman, cleaning lady, woman, cleaner

usage: a human female employed to do housework; "the char will clean the carpet"; "I have a woman who comes in four hours a day while I write"

3. char, charr, salmonid

usage: any of several small trout-like fish of the genus Salvelinus

Verb


1. char, coal, burn, combust

usage: burn to charcoal; "Without a drenching rain, the forest fire will char everything"

2. char, blacken, sear, scorch, burn

usage: burn slightly and superficially so as to affect color; "The cook blackened the chicken breast"; "The fire charred the ceiling above the mantelpiece"; "the flames scorched the ceiling"

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