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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典


From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Char v. t. [imp. & p. p. Charred p. pr. & vb. n. Charring.]
 1. To reduce to coal or carbon by exposure to heat; to reduce to charcoal; to burn to a cinder.
 2. To burn slightly or partially; as, to char wood.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      See char

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: a charred substance
      2: a human female who does housework; "the char will clean the
         carpet" [syn: charwoman, cleaning woman, cleaning
         lady, woman]
      3: any of several small-scaled trout
      v 1: burn to charcoal; "Without a drenching rain, the forest fire
           will char everything" [syn: coal]
      2: 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" [syn: blacken, scorch]
      [also: charring, charred]