char char  /ˈtʃɑr/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) a charred substance
  2. (n) a human female employed to do housework
  3. (n) any of several small trout-like fish of the genus Salvelinus
  4. (v) burn to charcoal
  5. (v) burn slightly and superficially so as to affect color

Usage(s):

  1. On a char blue Swiss morning, two double-engined electric trains thundered along the tracks in the heart of the Alps.
  2. Cod and arctic char, both commercially important fish, could expand their range.
  3. By that time the earth's surface temperature will be lifted to about 750 Fahrenheit, hot enough to boil away the oceans, char organic matter, and melt tin, lead and zinc.

News

  1. Chattanoogan.com - Chattanooga's source for breaking local news

    Here are the latest jail booking reports from Hamilton and Walker Counties: Hamilton County: BARNES, BRANDON TYLER 3317 CHAR MAC LANE CHATTANOOGA, 37419 23 Chattanooga DRIVING UNDER THE INFLUENCE SPEEDING IN WORK ZONE OPEN CONTAINER LAW BELCHER, DAVID WILLIAM 7310 STANDIFER GAP RD APT 1122 CHATTANOOGA, 374210000 ...
    on June 14, 2013     Source: The Chattanoogan

  2. News > Obituaries

    Richard Charles Murphy, 92, died May 15, 2013, in San Mar cos, due to complications of Alzheimer’s Disease. Born July 27, 1920, in Sacra mento, he was raised in Hawaii.
    on June 14, 2013     Source: Yucaipa News Mirror

  3. Meet The Griffins’ Longest Season Ticket Holders

    GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. – As the Grand Rapids Griffins prepare for a possible Calder Cup sweep of the Syracuse Crunch, one family will continue their 13-year cheer. Kevin and Char Scheppmann have been season ticket holders for the team since …
    on June 13, 2013     Source: FOX 17 Grand Rapids

Quotes

  1. "It was quite an adventure," said Texas catcher Gerald Laird. "It shows a lot of char in our team."
    on May 8, 2004 By: Gerald Laird Source: Seattle Post Intelligencer

  2. "Something that is new, something that I haven't done before, something that keeps me on my toes. I was really excited to do Deepti's (Deepti Naval) film 'Do Paise Ki Bhook, Char Aane ki Barish' where I am playing a street prostitute. I was very...
    on May 2, 2010 By: Manisha Koirala Source: Times of India

  3. "I've always had a passion for photography," says Tony Mandarich, "and after Char and I were married in 2004, we decided to devote our full-time professional pursuit to creating a totally new concept in commercial photography."
    on Mar 28, 2007 By: Tony Mandarich Source: Deadspin (blog)

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subordinate subordinate
/sə ˈbɔr də ˌneɪt /