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Synonyms for charcoal

a carbonaceous material obtained by heating wood or other organic matter in the absence of air

a stick of black carbon material used for drawing


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a drawing made with a stick of black carbon material

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draw, trace, or represent with charcoal

of a very dark grey

References in classic literature ?
Foinet seemed in a pleasant mood; he did not say much to her, but with quick, determined strokes of her charcoal pointed out her errors.
He seized a piece of charcoal, and it broke as he applied it to the paper.
he screamed, tearing it off, and throwing it into the charcoal.
Well, as it turned out, this charcoal burner was just the twin of the Southern "poor white" of the far future.
He turned as white as his layer of charcoal would let him, and stopped, trembling.
When the doctor had finished, he stood up erect in the car, and, taking the two pieces of charcoal, one in each hand, drew their points nearly together.
In a twinkling, an intense and dazzling light was produced, with an insupportable glow between the two pointed ends of charcoal, and a huge jet of electric radiance literally broke the darkness of the night.
It issued a rate of forty-two dollars a car on charcoal.
The squares were filled with small wooden theaters, overflowing with boys from morning till night, and on the walls of the houses, written with charcoal, were words like these: HURRAH FOR THE LAND OF TOYS
That ash is nothing else than the charcoal dust that covers the path along which you must pass through the forest, in order to get directly from Epinay to the Glandier.
On these occasions, in summer as in winter, a blazing fire was kindled for some days previously in the large grate, and the charcoal was lighted in the tripod-pan, to keep the Banqueting-Hall as warm as circumstances would admit.
When Rowena perceived the Knight Templar's eyes bent on her with an ardour, that, compared with the dark caverns under which they moved, gave them the effect of lighted charcoal, she drew with dignity the veil around her face, as an intimation that the determined freedom of his glance was disagreeable.
More than 8,000 kilograms of waste, consisting of coconut husks and water hyacinths, have been turned into charcoal through the local government's eco-friendly efforts.
By ELANA LAICHENATo salvage its depleted forests and address the water crisis, Kenya needs to increase the use of alternatives to charcoal and firewood.
The High Court has declined to issue orders restraining Governor Charity Ngilu from making any inciting statements in relation to charcoal burning in her county.