Definition of "Char" :
noun: any of several small trout-like fish of the genus Salvelinus
noun: a human female employed to do housework
"The char will clean the carpet."
noun: a charred substance
verb: burn slightly and superficially so as to affect color
"The fire charred the ceiling above the mantelpiece."
verb: burn to charcoal
"Without a drenching rain, the forest fire will char everything."