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char in Cleaning topic

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishcharchar1 /tʃɑː $ tʃɑːr/ verb (charred, charring) 🔊 🔊 1 [intransitive, transitive]BURN to burn something so that its outside becomes black 🔊 Roast the peppers until the skin begins to char and blister. charred2 [intransitive]DHCWORK/DO WORK British English old-fashioned to work as a cleaner in a house, office, public building etc→ See Verb table
Examples from the Corpus
charBeams of brilliant light jerked across the far wall and, slowly, the bars began to char.Marc's body was badly charred in the fire.The fire had charred most of the inside of the house.Car and bodies had been so badly charred that it was some time before they could be identified.The gases seeped several inches into seams between segments of insulation, charring the material.