Definitions

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  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of char.
  • adj. Burnt, carbonized.

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Examples

  • A study presented at the 2006 American Association for Cancer Research meeting contained evidence that the chemicals in charred meat can raise the risk of prostate cancer in rats.

    The grills of summer

  • HEALY: Well you know, the very highly -- the charred is the concern, that charcoal that you take into your system, if you regularly eat a lot of charcoal broiled meat, there is a concern that you're taking in things that have been shown to be carcinogenic.

    CNN Transcript Apr 1, 2007

  • Eventually, they pulled four bodies, described as charred bodies, out of that building.

    CNN Transcript Jul 22, 2003

  • It must be again said that we have not to think of "the pleasant place of all festivity," but of a few huts among the sand-banks, inhabited by Roman provincials, who mournfully recall their charred and ruined habitations by the Brenta and the Piave.

    The Great Events by Famous Historians, Volume 04

  • JERUSALEM - Israel displayed for the first time Wednesday a collection of rare coins charred and burned from the Roman destruction of the Jewish Temple nearly 2,000 years ago.

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  • Wednesday, November 11, 2009 at 11: 56 a.m. JERUSALEM - Israel displayed for the first time Wednesday a collection of rare coins charred and burned from the Roman destruction of the Jewish Temple nearly 2,000 years ago.

    Fore, right!

  • JERUSALEM (AP) - Israel displayed for the first time Wednesday a collection of rare coins charred and burned from the Roman destruction of the Jewish Temple nearly 2,000 years ago.

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  • Police recovered what was later identified as a charred right human foot in the backyard and documented a fire pit with drag marks leading to it.

    Edmonton Sun

  • People finally seemed to get the difference between "charred" and "over cooked".

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  • Sometimes it was difficult to distinguish debris that had apparently fallen onto the plaster when the Neolithic occupants were dismantling the timbered roof, such as charred wood or thatch, from materials that they had left lying directly on the floor.

    The Goddess and the Bull

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