from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A genus of flowerless plants, having articulated stems and whorled branches. They flourish in wet places.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A genus of cellular cryptogamous plants, natural order Characeæ (which see).
- n. [I. c.] A plant of this genus.
- n. The name of the southernmost of the two hounds in the constellation Canes Venatici.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. green algae common in freshwater lakes of limestone districts
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For our title chara, recognition obviously will need to come from Chiaki.
Her self-loathing stems from her inability to express herself authentically, always falling back on her alternate persona, or 'chara' - and believe me, you will get tired of hearing that abbreviation - to deal with pressure.
"caes. civ.3.48": [3.48] There was a sort of root called chara, discovered by the troops which served under Valerius.
Tales of the Abyss doujinshi Guy x Luke + all chara One
This ep had the most number of character transformations (chara nari) so far.
Anyway, I think Kairi had the coolest chara nari among the Guardians.
Utau is quite frustrated that she is about to become a world-famous singer through chara nari with Dia, not because of her own talent.
Aside from Amu, Utau and Ikuto who normally transform, Kukai (Sky Jack) was the first to have a chara nari from the old group.
Robert Zemeckis hired a tribute band, The Fab Four to motion capture their performance to be the false Beatles chara–screw it.
"I'm sorry if I seemed to be ignoring you, ke-chara, " Darian said apologetically as soon as they were out in the open again.