charcoal charcoal  /ˈtʃɑr ˌkoʊl/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) a carbonaceous material obtained by heating wood or other organic matter in the absence of air
  2. (n) a stick of black carbon material used for drawing
  3. (n) a very dark grey color
  4. (n) a drawing made with a stick of black carbon material
  5. (v) draw, trace, or represent with charcoal
  6. (adj) of a very dark grey

Usage(s):

  1. Charcoal as a fuel substitute for gasoline in automobiles was demonstrated to be practicable by Imbert, a young French engineer, at Lyons.
  2. But he's not using ordinary charcoal.
  3. Normally, that would be a safe assumption but we're learning not to assume anything as the charcoal-dreary economic winter approaches.

News

  1. "Core to Core"

    "Core to Core," 75 x 38 inches, charcoal on paper, 2010. Receive The Sedalia Democrat right to your inbox, daily!
    on June 13, 2013     Source: Sedalia Democrat

  2. "Core Strength"

    "Core Strength," 50 x 38 inches, charcoal on paper, 2006. Receive The Sedalia Democrat right to your inbox, daily!
    on June 13, 2013     Source: Sedalia Democrat

  3. Fire restrictions in place for the city and county of Pueblo.

    Effective at 1:00 PM today Stage I restrictions will be in place in Pueblo County and High Fire Danger Restrictions will be in place inside the City of Pueblo. These restrictions include the following: 1) Open burning, except fires and campfires within constructed fire grates inside developed camp and picnic grounds, charcoal grills and wood burning stoves at private residences. These areas must ...
    on June 13, 2013     Source: KRDO Colorado Springs

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Quotes

  1. "Despite its critical importance for sustaining economic development, the Mau Forests Complex has suffered from rampant illegal logging and charcoal making; by illegal and irregular settlements, as well as ill-informed excisions of forest lands for...
    on Jul 15, 2008 By: Raila Odinga Source: AFP

  2. "Even if you burn everything, even if it looks like charcoal briquettes or there's too much salt or if you brought a cassava melon home instead of a spaghetti squash, it doesn't matter because the effort was made," Ray said.
    on Feb 3, 2007 By: Rachael Ray Source: Pocono Record

  3. "Johnny made it a comical situation from the very first day, when he set fire to the script. I had read off all the sponsors, but I didn't know all the little refrains. I tried to read as my script turned to charcoal before my eyes. From that moment...
    on Jun 24, 2009 By: Vince McMahon Source: Philadelphia Inquirer

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