Definition of charcoal noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

     

    charcoal

     noun
    noun
    NAmE//ˈtʃɑrkoʊl//
     
    [uncountable]
     
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  1. 1a black substance made by burning wood slowly in an oven with little air. Charcoal is used as a fuel or for drawing charcoal grilled steaks a charcoal drawing
  2. 2(also charcoal gray) a very dark gray color
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: charcoal