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1. char  (noun) 
any of several small-scaled trout



  More Specific:
Arctic char / Salvelinus alpinus - small trout of northern waters


  Member Meronym:
    Salvelinus     genus Salvelinus


  More Generic:
    salmonid


2. char  (noun) 
a human female who does housework; "the char will clean the carpet"



  More Generic:
    cleaner


3. char  (noun) 
a charred substance



  More Specific:
bone black / bone char / animal black / animal charcoal - black substance containing char in the form of carbonized bone
snuff - the charred portion of a candlewick


  More Generic:
    carbon     C     atomic number 6


4. char  (verb) 
burn slightly and superficially so as to affect color; "The cook blackened the chicken breast"; "The fire charred the ceiling above the mantelpiece"; "the flames scorched the ceiling"

  Also known as: blacken, scorch


  Category:
    cooking / cookery / preparation

  More Specific:
singe / swinge - burn superficially or lightly


  More Generic:
    burn


5. char  (verb) 
burn to charcoal; "Without a drenching rain, the forest fire will char everything"

  Also known as: coal


  More Generic:
    burn     combust


 

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