There's simply no easier way to freecycle than with GreenGonzo.
As an experiment GreenGonzo are testing out their new dictionary facility. If you want to
use our freecycling services please visit our main website. If you want to search our
dictionary please use the box below.
- impure carbon obtained by heating wood or other organic matter in the absence of oxygen.
- a stick of black carbon material used for drawing.
- a drawing made with charcoal.
- (colour) a very dark gray colour.
- (colour) of a dark gray colour.
- The Nuttall Encyclopedia
Char"coal` (?), n. [See
Char, v. t., to burn or to reduce to
coal, and Coal.] 1. Impure carbon
prepared from vegetable or animal substances; esp., coal made by
charring wood in a kiln, retort, etc., from which air is
excluded. It is used for fuel and in various mechanical,
artistic, and chemical processes.
2. (Fine Arts) Finely prepared
charcoal in small sticks, used as a drawing implement.
Animal charcoal, a fine charcoal
prepared by calcining bones in a closed vessel; -- used as a
filtering agent in sugar refining, and as an absorbent and
disinfectant. -- Charcoal blacks, the
black pigment, consisting of burnt ivory, bone, cock, peach
stones, and other substances. -- Charcoal
drawing (Fine Arts), a drawing made with
charcoal. See Charcoal, 2. Until within a few years this
material has been used almost exclusively for preliminary
outline, etc., but at present many finished drawings are made
with it. -- Charcoal point, a carbon
pencil prepared for use in an electric light apparatus. --
Mineral charcoal, a term applied to silky
fibrous layers of charcoal, interlaminated in beds of ordinary
bituminous coal; -- known to miners as mother of
- Webster's Unabridged Dictionary (1913)
You arrived here by searching for Charoal
The correct spelling of this word ought to be: Charcoal
Thank you for trying out the GreenGonzo encyclopedia. This is an experimental directory and we cannot explicitly
vouch for its accuracy.