HyperDic: char

English > 5 senses of the word char:
NOUNsubstancechara charred substance
person char, charwoman, cleaning woman, cleaning lady, womana human female employed to do housework
animalchar, charrany of several small trout-like fish of the genus Salvelinus
VERBweatherchar, coalburn to charcoal
changechar, blacken, sear, scorchburn slightly and superficially so as to affect color / color
char > pronunciation
Soundschaa'r
RhymesAdar ... Zanzibar: 81 rhymes with aar...
English > char: 5 senses > noun 1, substance
MeaningA charred substance.
Narrowerbone black, bone char, animal black, animal charcoalblack substance containing char in the form of carbonized bone
snuffThe charred portion of a candlewick
Broadercarbon, C, atomic number 6An abundant nonmetallic tetravalent element occurring in three allotropic forms
Verbscharburn to charcoal
English > char: 5 senses > noun 2, person
MeaningA human female employed to do housework.
Example"the char will clean the carpet"
Synonymscharwoman, cleaning woman, cleaning lady, woman
Broadercleanersomeone whose occupation is cleaning
Spanishlimpiadora, mujer de la limpieza
Catalandona de fer feines, dona de la neteja
English > char: 5 senses > noun 3, animal
MeaningAny of several small trout-like fish of the genus Salvelinus.
Synonymcharr
Member ofSalvelinus, genus Salvelinusbrook trout
NarrowerArctic char, Salvelinus alpinussmall trout of northern waters
Broadersalmonidsoft-finned fishes of cold and temperate waters
English > char: 5 senses > verb 1, weather
MeaningBurn to charcoal.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Example"Without a drenching rain, the forest fire will char everything"
Synonymcoal
Broaderburn, combustCause to burn or combust
Spanishachicharrarse, carbonizar, requemarse
Catalancarbonitzar, recremar, socarrar-se
Nounschara charred substance
English > char: 5 senses > verb 2, change
MeaningBurn slightly and superficially so as to affect color / color.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Something ----s something
Example "The fire charred the ceiling above the mantelpiece"
Synonymsblacken, sear, scorch
Categorycooking, cookery, preparationThe act of preparing something (as food) by the application of heat
Narrowersinge, swingeBurn superficially or lightly
BroaderburnBurn with heat, fire, or radiation
Spanishachicharrar, carbonizar, chamuscar, requemar
Catalanabrusar, bleir, carbonitzar, recremar

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