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    char - Dictionary definition and meaning for word char

    Definition
    (noun) a charred substance Definition
    (noun) a human female employed to do housework
    Example Sentence
    • the char will clean the carpet
    • I have a woman who comes in four hours a day while I write
    Definition
    (noun) any of several small trout-like fish of the genus Salvelinus
    Synonyms : charr
    Definition
    (verb) burn to charcoal
    Synonyms : coal
    Example Sentence
    • Without a drenching rain, the forest fire will char everything
    Definition
    (verb) burn slightly and superficially so as to affect color
    Synonyms : blacken , scorch , sear
    Example Sentence
    • The cook blackened the chicken breast
    • The fire charred the ceiling above the mantelpiece
    • the flames scorched the ceiling
   Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for char

remember char + coal which is burnt coal.

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