• (RP) IPA: /ˈtʃɑː.kəʊl/
  • (GA) IPA: /ˈtʃɑɹ.koʊl/

charcoal (uncountable)

  1. (countable, uncountable) Impure carbon obtained by destructive distillation of wood or other organic matter, that is to say, heating it in the absence of oxygen.
  2. (countable) A stick of black carbon material used for drawing.
  3. (countable) A drawing made with charcoal.
  4. A very dark gray colour.
Translations Translations Translations
  • Russian: угольный


  1. Of a dark gray colour.
  2. Made of charcoal.
Related terms Translations Verb

charcoal (charcoals, present participle charcoaling; past and past participle charcoaled)

  1. To draw with charcoal.
  2. To cook over charcoal.

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