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charcoal

noun [U] uk   /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.
Translations of “charcoal”
in Vietnamese than củi…
in Spanish carbón, carbón vegetal…
in Thai ถ่าน…
in Malaysian arang…
in French charbon de bois, fusain…
in German die Holzkohle, der Kohlestift…
in Chinese (Traditional) 木炭, 炭筆…
in Indonesian arang…
in Russian древесный уголь…
in Turkish odun kömürü, mangal kömürü…
in Chinese (Simplified) 木炭, 炭笔…
in Polish węgiel drzewny…
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