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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

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He turned as white as his layer of charcoal would let him, and stopped, trembling.
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.
He added charcoal and a fisherman's brazier, a coffee pot and frying pan, and the coffee and the meat, and a black bass fresh from the water that day.
In his Columbiad charges Rodman employed a powder as large as chestnuts, made of willow charcoal, simply dried in cast- iron pans.
The other two men were ornamented by streaks of black powder, made of 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
Agafea Mihalovna, her face heated and angry, her hair untidy, and her thin arms bare to the elbows, was turning the preserving-pan over the charcoal stove, looking darkly at the raspberries and devoutly hoping they would stick and not cook properly.
The mouth of this hollow was at the bottom of a great rock, where, by mere accident (I would say, if I did not see abundant reason to ascribe all such things now to Providence), I was cutting down some thick branches of trees to make charcoal; and before I go on I must observe the reason of my making this charcoal, which was this - I was afraid of making a smoke about my habitation, as I said before; and yet I could not live there without baking my bread, cooking my meat, &c.
In the centre of the carriage there is usually a stove, fed with charcoal or anthracite coal; which is for the most part red-hot.
The windows are blocked up where any one could look out, and the walls have been all drawn over with chalk and charcoal by others who have lived there before--oh,--I should think, for years!
Our household products include purification and deodorization products, cleaning products and barbecue charcoals designed for domestic market.
As the sidewalls rise, charcoals continue to fill the inside of the kiln.
Moreover, cheaper charcoals such as palm shell charcoal have been imported abundantly in recent years and share half of the domestic market.
Both bone and vegetable matter are made into charcoal but due to chemical composition, charcoals from vegetable sources are best for medicinal applications.