charcoal

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Pronunciation[change]

  • (UK) IPA: /ˈtʃɑː.kəʊl/
  • (US) IPA: /ˈtʃɑr.koʊl/
  • (file)

Noun[change]

Singular
charcoal

Plural
charcoals

Charcoal burning
Artists' charcoal (charcoal sticks, used for drawing)
  1. (countable & uncountable) Charcoal is a type of impure carbon obtained by heating wood it in the absence of oxygen.
  2. (countable) A charcoal is a stick of black carbon material used for drawing.
  3. (countable) A charcoal is a drawing made with charcoal.
  4. A very dark gray colour.