Definition of charcoal burner in English:

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charcoal burner

Pronunciation: /ˈCHärˌkōl ˈbərnər/


1A small stove using charcoal as fuel.
Example sentences
  • When Chan Wing-yun and his two school friends headed out to an island retreat off Hong Kong recently, they carefully sealed the windows of their rented room and lit a charcoal burner.
  • A short walk, which was perfumed by wood-smoke, led us to a small clearing where the charcoal burner was situated.
  • This is a huge wedge of cheese melted on a charcoal burner at your table.
2A person who makes charcoal.
Example sentences
  • This piece was inspired by a cautionary fairy tale of 1826 about a humble charcoal burner who trades his human heart for money and a heart of stone.
  • It turns to the countryside, narrating a poignant family conflict centered on Mohammad's widowed father, Hashem, a peasant farmer and charcoal burner.
  • The city fathers must adopt new methods to levy the charcoal burners, motorists, fishmongers, vendors and all those engaged in economic activities.

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Syllabification: char·coal burn·er

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