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Char vs. Varchar

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Charverb

(ergative) To burn something to charcoal.

Varcharnoun

A text field of indeterminate length in a database, as opposed to the traditional fixed-length field.

Charverb

To burn slightly or superficially so as to affect colour.

Varchar

A varchar or variable character field is a set of character data of indeterminate length. The term varchar refers to a data type of a field (or column) in a database management system which can hold letters and numbers.

Charverb

(obsolete) To turn, especially away or aside.

Charverb

To work, especially to do housework; to work by the day, without being a regularly hired servant.

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Charverb

(obsolete) To perform; to do; to finish.

Charverb

To work or hew (stone, etc.).

Charnoun

A charred substance.

Charnoun

One of the several species of fishes of the genus Salvelinus.

‘“Among other native delicacies, they give you fresh char.”’;

Charnoun

(obsolete) A time; a turn or occasion.

Charnoun

(obsolete) A turn of work; a labour or item of business.

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Charnoun

An odd job, a chore or piece of housework.

Charnoun

A charlady, a woman employed to do housework; cleaning lady.

‘I had to scrub the kitchen today, because the char couldn't come.’;

Charnoun

A character (text element such as a letter or symbol).

Charnoun

(British) lang=en (tea)

Charnoun

One of the several species of fishes of the genus Salvelinus, allied to the spotted trout and salmon, inhabiting deep lakes in mountainous regions in Europe. In the United States, the brook trout (Salvelinus fontinalis) is sometimes called a char.

Charnoun

A car; a chariot.

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Charnoun

Work done by the day; a single job, or task; a chore.

‘When thou hast done this chare, I give thee leaveTo play till doomsday.’;

Charverb

To perform; to do; to finish.

‘Thet char is chared, as the good wife said when she had hanged her husband.’;

Charverb

To work or hew, as stone.

Charverb

To work by the day, without being a regularly hired servant; to do small jobs.

Charverb

To reduce to coal or carbon by exposure to heat; to reduce to charcoal; to burn to a cinder.

Charverb

To burn slightly or partially; as, to char wood.

Charnoun

a charred substance

Charnoun

a human female who does housework;

‘the char will clean the carpet’;

Charnoun

any of several small-scaled trout

Charverb

burn to charcoal;

‘Without a drenching rain, the forest fire will char everything’;

Charverb

burn slightly and superficially so as to affect color;

‘The cook blackened the chicken breast’; ‘The fire charred the ceiling above the mantelpiece’; ‘the flames scorched the ceiling’;

Char

Char is the solid material that remains after light gases (e.g. coal gas) and tar have been driven out or released from a carbonaceous material during the initial stage of combustion, which is known as carbonization, charring, devolatilization or pyrolysis.

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