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charcoal

chorkohl

  • n  a carbonaceous material obtained by heating wood or other organic matter in the absence of air
  • n  a stick of black carbon material used for drawing
  • n  a very dark grey color
  • n  a drawing made with a stick of black carbon material
  • v  draw, trace, or represent with charcoal
  • s  of a very dark grey

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

  • Core Strength
    Core Strength,50 x 38 inches, charcoal on paper, 2006. Receive The Sedalia Democrat right to your inbox, daily!
    June 12, 2013 - Sedalia Democrat
  • Core to Core
    Core to Core,75 x 38 inches, charcoal on paper, 2010. Receive The Sedalia Democrat right to your inbox, daily!
    June 12, 2013 - Sedalia Democrat
  • 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 ...
    June 12, 2013 - KRDO Colorado Springs
Quotes

  • Rachael Ray in Pocono Record
    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... Raila Odinga http://www.google.com/url?q=http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Raila_Odinga&source=dictionary&usg=AFQjCNEqYGitjSizpgYC_QTBkGptWchCNQ AFP http://www.google.com/url?q=http://afp.google.com/article/ALeqM5hgl3UvCLOIKy0-DiHZRZj7L8pP2A&source=dictionary&usg=AFQjCNFXlTFemE3xl0_1B_DEBhW1xUnPww Jul 15, 2008 16725 23265 charcoal 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.
  • Kelly Rutherford in People Magazine
    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... Vince McMahon http://www.google.com/url?q=http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vince_McMahon&source=dictionary&usg=AFQjCNFqYHHBFxXKLpXfoZjoXjRN6mCqaQ Philadelphia Inquirer http://www.google.com/url?q=http://www.philly.com/philly/entertainment/20090624_Ed_McMahon__host__sidekick_and_pitchman__dies_at_86.html&source=dictionary&usg=AFQjCNGFnV6XMT4KaqTGrNZEC9M2xyzb_w Jun 24, 2009 16727 23274 chard I crave a lot of greens when I'm pregnant," says Rutherford, 40, who's due to welcome her second child, a daughter, within days. "I love kale and chard, so I'll steam that and then I'll make an organic turkey burger."

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