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Verb: char (charred,charring)  chaa(r)
  1. Burn to charcoal
    "Without a drenching rain, the forest fire will char everything"
  2. (cooking) burn slightly and superficially so as to affect colour
    "The fire charred the ceiling above the mantelpiece";
    - blacken, sear, scorch
  3. [Brit] Work as a charlady
Noun: char  chaa(r)
  1. A charred substance
  2. [Brit, informal] A human female employed to do housework
    "the char will clean the carpet";
    - charwoman [Brit, archaic], cleaning woman, cleaning lady, woman [informal], charlady [Brit]
  3. Any of several small trout-like fish of the genus Salvelinus
    - charr
  4. [Brit, informal] A beverage made by steeping tea leaves in water
    "iced char is a cooling drink";
    - tea, cha [Brit, informal]

Sounds like: charr, cha

Derived forms: charring, chars, charred

Type of: atomic number 6, beverage, burn, C, carbon, cleaner, combust, drink, drinkable, potable, salmonid

Part of: genus Salvelinus, Salvelinus

Encyclopedia: Char, Tajikistan