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char in Occupations topic

charchar2 noun British English old-fashioned  1 [countable]BODHC a charwoman2 [uncountable]DFD tea a cup of char
Examples from the Corpus
charNaturally she switched to being a char!Mum was a char, dad a dustman.The residue, a carbon-based char, can be used instead of activated carbon in, for instance, sewage works.Exit char, foaming at the mouth.As the temperature rose, the bitumen was further cooked into a solid char containing graphite.