There are 3 main translations of char in Spanish

: char1char2char3

char1

carbonizar, v.

Pronunciation /tʃɑr//tʃɑː/

transitive verb

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    carbonizar

intransitive verb

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    (wood) carbonizarse
    charred remains restos carbonizados / calcinados masculine
    • The fires from the orphanage did burn true even though the wood had charred and foundations crumbled.
    • Wood chars and therefore burns slowly.
    • The edges burned first, immediately charring at the edges and then working its way inward.
    • The painted wood was charring, burning, sinking slowly in and the last Stars and Stripes flying in the sun was gradually fading in the heat.

There are 3 main translations of char in Spanish

: char1char2char3

char2

mujer de la limpieza, n.

Pronunciation /tʃɑː//tʃɑr/

noun

British

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    (cleaner)
    mujer de la limpieza feminine
    limpiadora feminine
    asistenta feminine Spain
    • In Ian Talbot's production, the piece is perfectly played by Jennifer Piercey as the char and Martin Ledwith as her fake son.
    • The film's central character Vera Drake played by Imelda Staunton, who was nominated for a rash of best actress awards, is a char whose concern for her family and neighbours is the driving force of her life.
    • Agnes, our char who comes in once a week and transforms our household chaos into sparkling order, is also a whiz at the sewing machine.
    • Agnes, I should explain, is our char who comes twice weekly to make the house sparkle.
    • In this, Mike Leigh's first television drama, Mrs Thornley quietly endures a life of unceasing domestic work: as a char for Mrs Stone and at home for her demanding husband, Jim.

intransitive verb

British

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    (do cleaning work)
    trabajar haciendo limpiezas
    • She charred for a princess and then became a hippie.
    • Her mother had gone out charring for a few hours a day for long periods.
    • She charred for Jewish families (picking up some Yiddish as she did) and the day of her death she had earned 6d cleaning at her lodging house.

There are 3 main translations of char in Spanish

: char1char2char3

char3

té, n.

Pronunciation /tʃɑː//tʃɑr/

noun

British
informal, dated

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    (tea)
    masculine
    • Now I have seen many things in my short life and even spent a couple of nights in the Amazon Jungle trying to cook a kebab with a lighter but the sales are another cup of chai altogether.
    • Afterwards, we sipped chai in one of the tea stalls which had sprung up in the outer cloisters of the temple.
    • This sustained us, along with the countless cups of sweet chai and herb-infused omelettes delivered by the boys at every station.
    • And got stuck into my book, while sipping a hot cup of chai.
    • Yesterday evening I went round to Katie's for cha and chat.