Definition Of charcoal
a porous black solid, consisting of an amorphous form of carbon, obtained as a residue when wood, bone, or other organic matter is heated in the absence of air.
When burnt, charcoal gives off carbon monoxide which can kill in a confined space.
cook over charcoal.
Example Of charcoal
charcoal cord trousers
a selection of works in pencil and charcoal
About two billion people living in developing countries still rely on wood, charcoal and dung for cooking, heat and light, according to UN figures.
Although the counter also contains a gas-burning barbecue, the Elledges cook on the grill, with wood or charcoal as fuel, most of the time.
Black can come from charcoal , which is tasteless and harmless.