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There's nothing that can replicate the smoky flavor of char, so when I've got the hankering for it, I tell my wife that I'm taking care of dinner. I have three different types of barbecues - a coal, gas and smoker - so I can experiment a lot.
Guy Fieri

Meaning of "char" in the English dictionary

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ETYMOLOGY OF THE WORD CHAR

Short for charcoal.
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Etymology is the study of the origin of words and their changes in structure and significance.
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PRONUNCIATION OF CHAR

char  [tʃɑː] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF CHAR

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Char is a verb.
The verb is the part of the sentence that is conjugated and expresses action and state of being.

See the conjugation of the verb char in English.

WHAT DOES CHAR MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Char

Char is the solid material that remains after light gases and tar have been driven out or released from a carbonaceous material during the initial stage of combustion, which is known as carbonization, charring, devolatilization or pyrolysis. Further stages of efficient combustion are known as gasification reactions, ending quickly when the reversible gas phase of the water gas shift reaction is reached.

Definition of char in the English dictionary

The definition of char in the dictionary is to burn or be burned partially, esp so as to blacken the surface; scorch. Other definition of char is to reduce to charcoal by partial combustion.

CONJUGATION OF THE VERB TO CHAR

PRESENT

Present
I char
you char
he/she/it chars
we char
you char
they char
Present continuous
I am charring
you are charring
he/she/it is charring
we are charring
you are charring
they are charring
Present perfect
I have charred
you have charred
he/she/it has charred
we have charred
you have charred
they have charred
Present perfect continuous
I have been charring
you have been charring
he/she/it has been charring
we have been charring
you have been charring
they have been charring
Present tense is used to refer to circumstances that exist at the present time or over a period that includes the present time. The present perfect refers to past events, although it can be considered to denote primarily the resulting present situation rather than the events themselves.

PAST

Past
I charred
you charred
he/she/it charred
we charred
you charred
they charred
Past continuous
I was charring
you were charring
he/she/it was charring
we were charring
you were charring
they were charring
Past perfect
I had charred
you had charred
he/she/it had charred
we had charred
you had charred
they had charred
Past perfect continuous
I had been charring
you had been charring
he/she/it had been charring
we had been charring
you had been charring
they had been charring
Past tense forms express circumstances existing at some time in the past,

FUTURE

Future
I will char
you will char
he/she/it will char
we will char
you will char
they will char
Future continuous
I will be charring
you will be charring
he/she/it will be charring
we will be charring
you will be charring
they will be charring
Future perfect
I will have charred
you will have charred
he/she/it will have charred
we will have charred
you will have charred
they will have charred
Future perfect continuous
I will have been charring
you will have been charring
he/she/it will have been charring
we will have been charring
you will have been charring
they will have been charring
The future is used to express circumstances that will occur at a later time.

CONDITIONAL

Conditional
I would char
you would char
he/she/it would char
we would char
you would char
they would char
Conditional continuous
I would be charring
you would be charring
he/she/it would be charring
we would be charring
you would be charring
they would be charring
Conditional perfect
I would have char
you would have char
he/she/it would have char
we would have char
you would have char
they would have char
Conditional perfect continuous
I would have been charring
you would have been charring
he/she/it would have been charring
we would have been charring
you would have been charring
they would have been charring
Conditional or "future-in-the-past" tense refers to hypothetical or possible actions.

IMPERATIVE

Imperative
you char
we let´s char
you char
The imperative is used to form commands or requests.
NONFINITE VERB FORMS
Infinitive
to char
Past participle
charred
Present Participle
charring
Infinitive shows the action beyond temporal perspective. The present participle or gerund shows the action during the session. The past participle shows the action after completion.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH CHAR


Aisha
ˈɑːiːˌʃɑː
Ayesha
ˈɑːiːˌʃɑː
beccaccia
beɪˈkɑːtʃɑː
buqsha
ˈbʊkʃɑː
cha
tʃɑː
cha-cha
ˈtʃɑːtʃɑː
cha-cha-cha
ˌtʃɑːtʃɑːˈtʃɑː
Changsha
ˈtʃæŋˈʃɑː
charr
tʃɑː
Kermanshah
ˌkɜːmænˈʃɑː
kwacha
ˈkwɑːtʃɑː
morcha
ˈmɔːtʃɑː
mouchard
muːˈʃɑː
Padishah
ˈpɑːdɪˌʃɑː
Parashah
ˈpærəˌʃɑː
RECHAR
ˈriːtʃɑː
shah
ʃɑː

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE CHAR

chaqueta
char siu
char sui
char-grilled
chara
charabanc
characid
characin
charact
character
character actor
character actress
character armour
character assassination
character code
character comedy
character development
character part
character recognition
character reference

WORDS THAT END LIKE CHAR

arctic char
Bihar
Cathar
Chandrasekhar
Cooch Behar
eschar
Farquhar
Issachar
Jalandhar
Kandahar
lahar
nenuphar
Potiphar
Qiqihar
sambhar
Saphar
surbahar
thar
Tsitsihar
Zohar

Synonyms and antonyms of char in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

SYNONYMS OF «CHAR»

The following words have a similar or identical meaning as «char» and belong to the same grammatical category.
synonyms of char

Translation of «char» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF CHAR

Find out the translation of char to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of char from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «char» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

烧焦
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

chamuscar
570 millions of speakers

English

char
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

चार
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

شار
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

символ
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

tostar
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

গৃহস্থালির কাজ
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

carboniser
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Char
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

verkohlen
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

焦がす/焦げる
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

까맣게 태우다
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Char
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

char
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

எரிப்பதை
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

चार
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

kömür
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

bruciacchiare
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

char
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

символ
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

char
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

char
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

kar
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

char
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

røye
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of char

TRENDS

TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «CHAR»

The term «char» is very widely used and occupies the 10.581 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «CHAR» OVER TIME

The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «char» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «char» appears in digitalised printed sources in English between the year 1500 and the present day.

Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about char

EXAMPLES

QUOTES WITH «CHAR»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word char.
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Guy Fieri
There's nothing that can replicate the smoky flavor of char, so when I've got the hankering for it, I tell my wife that I'm taking care of dinner. I have three different types of barbecues - a coal, gas and smoker - so I can experiment a lot.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «CHAR»

Discover the use of char in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to char and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Char Davies' Immersive Virtual Art and the Essence of Spatiality
In this first book-length study of the internationally renowned Canadian artist Char Davies, Laurie McRobert examines the digital installations Osmose and Ephémère in the context of Davies' artistic and conceptual inspirations.
Laurie McRobert, 2007
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Panzer IV Vs Char B1 Bis: France 1940
This book examines two of the premier opposing tanks of the Wehrmacht and the French Army, the German PzKpfw IV and the French Char B1 bis.
‎2011
3
Selected Poems of René Char
This is a comprehensive, bilingual overview reflecting the poet's wide stylistic and philosophical range, from aphorism to dramatic lyricism. in making their selections, the editors have chosen the voices of seventeen poets and translators ...
René Char, Mary Ann Caws, Tina Jolas, 1992
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Reflective Teaching, Effective Learning: Instructional ...
Because MLIS education tends to offer less-than-comprehensive preparation in pedagogy and instructional design, this much-needed book tackles the challenge of effective teaching and training head-on.
Char Booth, 2011
5
Gifford Pinchot and the Making of Modern Environmentalism
Gifford Pinchot and the Making of Modern Environmentalism, the first new biography in more than three decades, offers a fresh interpretation of the life and work of the famed conservationist and Progressive politician.
Char Miller, 2013
6
Polymeric Carbons--carbon Fibre, Glass and Char
Carbon-fibre-reinforced plastics are revolutionary low density-high-stiffness materials. This 1976 book brings together data from the authors' work to describe the manufacture of polymetric carbons.
Gwyn Morgan Jenkins, Kiyoshi Kawamura, 1976
7
Questions From Earth, Answers From Heaven: A Psychic ...
Now she shares her most exciting experiences in this astonishing book. But this is much more than a memoir-Char also tells you how to develop your own psychic abilities.
Char Margolis, 2010
8
Char-Broil's Everybody Grills!
More than 200 easy-to-follow recipes and tips for delicious grilled, barbecued, and smoked meats, chicken, seafood, and vegetables. 200 PRIZE-WORTHY RECIPES TO PUT SIZZLE ON YOUR GRILL For 60 years, millions of folks have relied on the Char ...
Editors of Creative Homeowner, Lisa Kahn, Jennifer Calvert, 2008
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Serious Barbecue: Smoke, Char, Baste, and Brush Your Way to ...
A Culinary Institute of America graduate explains his decision to give up a career at the sides of some of the world's forefront chefs to perfect his barbecuing skills, in a detailed primer that covers everything from equipment fundamentals ...
Adam Perry Lang, 2009
10
Tatiana Proskouriakoff: Interpreting the Ancient Maya
Presents a biography of the archeologist and artist, covering her archeological expeditions to study the Mayas.
Char Solomon, 2002

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «CHAR»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term char is used in the context of the following news items.
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Char Bar in Westport is a barbecue omnivore's delight
Standing on the sidewalk outside Westport's Char Bar Smoked Meats & Amusements, I got a whiff of real wood smoke coming from the ... «Kansas City Star, Jul 15»
2
Harish Rawat assures safety to Char Dham yatris
After the heavy floods and the landslides, the Char dham Yatris are pretty scared to visit the temple. There have been very less visitors in ... «The Wiire, Jul 15»
3
Cherokee Elementary In Turley Gets New Life With Lighthouse …
A Tulsa elementary charter school is expanding into upper grades and a new building. Tuesday is moving day. The Cherokee building in ... «News On 6, Jul 15»
4
KSP: Man hurt in high-speed motorcycle wreck facing list of charges
A man is facing a list of charges after a motorcycle wreck in Daviess County, KY. It happened Monday night around 11:45 on the US 60 W. Bypass. Kentucky ... «WAVE 3, Jul 15»
5
Char No. 4 Serves Up Food and Drink Specials in its Final Week
Char No. 4, which announced its closure last week, plans to offer new daily specials until its final meal on Sunday, proprietor Sean Josephs ... «DNAinfo, Jul 15»
6
C++ signed char and unsigned char question
Firstly, there are three char types in C/C++: signed char, unsigned char and char. That latter one can be signed or unsigned, depending on ... «GameDev.net, Jul 15»
7
On the char kway teow trail in Ipoh
The char kway teow at Wah Nam Coffee Shop is served on a banana leaf for that extra aroma; a slightly spicy and tangy chilli sauce with ... «Malay Mail Online, Jul 15»
8
Club Char-les-Manze awards 2 scholarships to area high school …
PETERSBURG — The scholarship program of Club Char-les-Manze Inc. recently awarded two $500 scholarships to area high school seniors. «Progress Index, Jul 15»
9
Cobble Hill Favorite Char No. 4 Will Pour its Last Shot of Bourbon on …
Char No. 4 got good reviews from the critics when it opened back in 2008, but in recent years, the restaurant received more attention for its ... «Eater NY, Jul 15»
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Centre must repair Char Dham routes on priority, says CM
Chief Minister Harish Rawat has said as Uttarakhand is a disaster-prone state and the Char Dham Yatra is going on, the Union Ministry of Road ... «Chandigarh Tribune, Jul 15»

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