Associations to the word «Char»


CHAR, noun. (obsolete) A time; a turn or occasion.
CHAR, noun. (obsolete) A turn of work; a labour or item of business.
CHAR, noun. An odd job, a chore or piece of housework.
CHAR, noun. A charlady, a woman employed to do housework; cleaning lady.
CHAR, verb. (obsolete) To turn, especially away or aside.
CHAR, verb. To work, especially to do housework; to work by the day, without being a regularly hired servant.
CHAR, verb. (obsolete) To perform; to do; to finish.
CHAR, verb. To work or hew (stone, etc.).
CHAR, noun. One of the several species of fishes of the genus Salvelinus.
CHAR, verb. (ergative) To burn something to charcoal.
CHAR, verb. To burn slightly or superficially so as to affect colour.
CHAR, noun. A charred substance.
CHAR, noun. (computing) (programming) A character (text element such as a letter or symbol), whose data size is commonly one or several bytes.
CHAR, noun. (British) tea (drink)
CHAR, proper noun. A nickname for Charlotte
CHAR KWAY TEOW, noun. A Southeast Asian noodle dish made from flat rice noodles, soy sauce, chili, prawns and other common stirfry ingredients.
CHAR SIEW, noun. Alternative form of char siu
CHAR SIU, noun. A style of preparation of barbecued pork in Cantonese cuisine, typically using honey and spices.

Dictionary definition

CHAR, noun. A charred substance.
CHAR, noun. A human female employed to do housework; "the char will clean the carpet"; "I have a woman who comes in four hours a day while I write".
CHAR, noun. Any of several small trout-like fish of the genus Salvelinus.
CHAR, verb. Burn to charcoal; "Without a drenching rain, the forest fire will char everything".
CHAR, verb. 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".

Wise words

Words to me were magic. You could say a word and it could conjure up all kinds of images or feelings or a chilly sensation or whatever. It was amazing to me that words had this power.
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