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charcoal

char·coal

charcoal

 
pronunciation:
char kol
parts of speech:
noun, transitive verb, intransitive verb
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: solid black carbon resulting from heating wood or other organic substances in a relatively airless enclosure.
The logs were reduced to charcoal.
definition 2: a piece of charcoal or a pencil containing charcoal, used as a drawing implement.
definition 3: a drawing done with charcoal or a charcoal pencil.
These charcoals are some of her best works.
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part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: charcoaled, charcoaling, charcoals
definition 1: to blacken with charcoal.
definition 2: to make a drawing of in charcoal.
definition 3: to cook with charcoal, esp. on a grill.
 
part of speech: intransitive verb
definition: to cook food with charcoal.
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