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English definition of “charcoal”

charcoal

noun [U]     /ˈtʃɑː.kəʊl/ US  /ˈtʃɑːr.koʊl/
a hard, black substance similar to coal that can be used as fuel or, in the form of sticks , as something to draw with: charcoal for the barbecue I prefer sketching in charcoal to pencil . a charcoal drawing The uniform is charcoal ( grey ) (= dark grey ) and red .FuelsPetroleum products especially when used as fuelPainting and drawing materials
(Definition of charcoal noun from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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