a charred substance
charwoman, char, cleaning woman, cleaning lady, woman(noun)
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"
any of several small trout-like fish of the genus Salvelinus
burn to charcoal
"Without a drenching rain, the forest fire will char everything"
char, blacken, sear, scorch(verb)
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"
A charred substance
To burn something to charcoal.
To burn slightly or superficially so as to affect colour.
A character (text element such as a letter or symbol), whose data size is commonly one or several bytes.
In C language, a byte, usable to store a character in legacy encodings.
A nickname for Charlotte
Plural form of charwoman.
alt. of Charr
a car; a chariot
work done by the day; a single job, or task; a chore
alt. of Chare
alt. of Chare
to reduce to coal or carbon by exposure to heat; to reduce to charcoal; to burn to a cinder
to burn slightly or partially; as, to char wood
Origin: [Prob. the same word as char to perform (see Char, n.), the modern use coming from charcoal, prop. coal-turned, turned to coal.]
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
chär, n. a small fish of the salmon kind, found in mountain lakes and rivers. [Prob. Celt.; cf. Gael, ceara, red, blood-coloured.]
chär, v.t. to roast or burn until reduced to carbon or coal, to scorch:—pr.p. char′ring; pa.p. charred.—adj. Char′ry, pertaining to charcoal. [Prob. formed from char-coal.]
The New Hacker's Dictionary
Shorthand for ‘character’. Esp.: used by C programmers, as char is C's typename for character data.
The numerical value of CHAR in Chaldean Numerology is: 2
The numerical value of CHAR in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
I'm not really sure what the reviewers from France will make of our local restaurants and tze char ['cook and fry'] street food.
When we're thinking of the Boston Marathon, that's a primary goal, we could create a 20-yard buffer between the street and the nearest spectator, but it would just so fundamentally change the char of the day, it would be short-sighted.
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Translations for CHAR
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- обгарям, чистачка, овъглявамBulgarian
- Putzfrau, Saibling, Kohle, ansengen, ankohlen, versengen, verkohlenGerman
- παραδουλεύτρα, άνθρακας, καθαρίστρια, κάρβουνο, καρβουνιάζω, charGreek
- ruskistaa, taloudenhoitaja, puronieriä, puuhiili, hiillyttää, hiiltää, siivooja, hiiliFinnish
- calciner, omble, carboniserFrench
- carbonizar, chamuscarPortuguese
- чернить, уборщица, ручьевая форель, уголь, обугливать, пеструшка, обжигать, опалять, форель, коптить, обуглитьRussian
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