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1. charcoal

noun. ['ˈtʃɑːrˌkoʊl'] a carbonaceous material obtained by heating wood or other organic matter in the absence of air.

Synonyms

  • C
  • carbon
  • fuel
  • atomic number 6

Antonyms

  • exhale
  • stay in place
  • open
  • thicken

Etymology

  • charcole (Middle English (1100-1500))

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Rhymes with Charcoal

  • agricole
  • amcole
  • glycol

How do you pronounce charcoal?

Pronounce charcoal as ˈʧɑrˌkoʊl.

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Sentences with charcoal


1. Noun, singular or mass
Fill the top portion with charcoal, place it at the bottom of the barbecue and light the newspaper.

Quotes about charcoal


1. All art is dependent on technology because it's a human endeavour, so even when you're using charcoal on a wall or designed the proscenium arch, that's technology.
- George Lucas

2. Art is accusation, expression, passion. Art is a fight to the finish between black charcoal and white paper.
- Gunter Grass

3. Why not spend that time on art: painting, sculpting, charcoal, pastel, oils? Are words or numbers more important than images? Who decides this? Does algebra move you to tears? Can plural possessives express the feelings in your heart? If you don't learn art now, you will never learn to breathe!
- Laurie Halse Anderson, Speak

2. charcoal-gray

adjective. of a very dark grey.

Synonyms

  • charcoal
  • achromatic
  • charcoal-grey

Antonyms

  • colorful
  • subjective
  • reactive
  • positive

3. charcoal-grey

adjective. of a very dark grey.

Synonyms

  • charcoal
  • charcoal-gray
  • achromatic

Antonyms

  • colorful
  • subjective
  • reactive
  • positive

4. charcoal

noun. ['ˈtʃɑːrˌkoʊl'] a stick of black carbon material used for drawing.

Synonyms

  • writing implement

Antonyms

  • adduct
  • push

Etymology

  • charcole (Middle English (1100-1500))

5. charcoal

verb. ['ˈtʃɑːrˌkoʊl'] draw, trace, or represent with charcoal.

Synonyms

  • delineate
  • line
  • trace
  • describe

Antonyms

  • hide
  • inactivity
  • natural object
  • curve

Etymology

  • charcole (Middle English (1100-1500))

6. charcoal

noun. ['ˈtʃɑːrˌkoʊl'] a drawing made with a stick of black carbon material.

Antonyms

  • abduct

Etymology

  • charcole (Middle English (1100-1500))

7. charcoal

noun. ['ˈtʃɑːrˌkoʊl'] a very dark grey color.

Synonyms

  • charcoal gray
  • charcoal grey
  • grayness
  • oxford grey
  • gray
  • grey
  • oxford gray

Antonyms

  • invest
  • deposit
  • sheathe
  • disarrange

Etymology

  • charcole (Middle English (1100-1500))

8. charcoal

adjective. ['ˈtʃɑːrˌkoʊl'] of a very dark grey.

Synonyms

  • charcoal-gray
  • achromatic
  • charcoal-grey

Antonyms

  • chromatic color
  • young
  • discolor
  • northern

Etymology

  • charcole (Middle English (1100-1500))
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