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Definition of 'char'

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They fought the flames for more than an hour before finding the body inside the charred home. The Sun (2013)Leave them for three or four minutes or until they are nicely charred. The Sun (2013)The outside will be slightly charred in colour. The Sun (2015)Cut the pears into quarters and griddle on all sides until nicely charred. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Her charred body was in the garden. The Sun (2016)The fish should be slightly charred. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The outside will be slightly charred. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Key features include an open char grill, as well as the bar. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Meanwhile, place the tortillas on the griddle to lightly char and warm through. The Sun (2015)The images show human remains, burnt and charred. Times, Sunday Times (2011)Add the skewers and cook for 3-4 minutes each side or until charred and cooked through. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Once nicely charred, pop them into a bowl and cover with clingfilm. The Sun (2015)His charred body was found two miles away at 3am. The Sun (2016)Firefighters called to a 5am blaze found the charred body and head. The Sun (2012)Mix well and roast for 20-25 minutes until the vegetables are slightly charred and the garlic is soft. Times, Sunday Times (2015)I feel like charred wood on cold ashes. Christianity Today (2000)When nicely charred, set aside and let them cool down before dressing in olive oil and ground pepper. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Place the spears on the hot griddle and grill on all sides for 2-3 minutes until lightly golden and charred. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Add the tomatoes and cook for 7-8 minutes or until the broccoli is lightly charred and the speck is crisp. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Turn them slightly so the other cut side is also charred, and cook for a further three to four minutes. The Sun (2013)Rub the cut surface of each leek with oil, then lay cut side down on the pan and grill until charred. Times, Sunday Times (2014)

Synonyms of 'char'

scorch, sear, singe, carbonize

Trends of 'char'

Used Occasionally. char is one of the 30000 most commonly used words in the Collins dictionary

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Translations for 'char'

British English: char VERB
If food chars or if you char it, it burns slightly and turns black as it is cooking.
Toast hazelnuts on a baking sheet until the skins char.

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