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Definition of "char" []

  • To burn the surface of; scorch. (verb-transitive)
  • To reduce to carbon or charcoal by incomplete combustion. (verb-transitive)
  • To become scorched. (verb-intransitive)
  • To become reduced to carbon or charcoal. See Synonyms at burn1. (verb-intransitive)
  • A substance that has been scorched, burned, or reduced to charcoal. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "char" in a sentence
  • "I get an error saying "invalid conversion from 'const char' to 'const char*'; initializing argument 2 of ` char* strcpy (char*, const char*) '" ..."
  • "CarbonCore 0x97ad636c FSMount:: makepath (unsigned long, char const*, unsigned long, char*) + 140 2"
  • "CarbonCore 0x97ad2621 FSMount:: _getattrs (unsigned long, char const*, unsigned long, unsigned long, FSAttributeInfo*, unsigned long, unsigned char*) + 179 3"