How to use Charred in a sentence
A charred hole still smoked in the compound's wall.
The charred portal was wrested open.
Some had charred bodies while others were empty.
One of the most striking alterations of cell-walls is that termed carbonization, in which the substance gradually turns black, hard and brittle, as if charred - e.g.
The scent of charred flesh and metal still lingered, and Lana covered her mouth and nose with her hand as she started forward again.Advertisement
Nearly fifty skeletons were discovered, mostly lying upon charred logs, surrounded with cinerary urns filled with partially burned bones.
They took him to the upper end of the field, where there were some sheds built of charred planks, beams, and battens, and led him into one of them.
The area has a red or dark, charred appearance.
Either way, there is an unpleasant whiff of charred flesh about these tales.
The kohl or black powder with which the modern, like the ancient, Egyptian ladies paint their languishing eyelids, is nothing but the smeeth of charred frankincense, or other odoriferous resin brought with frankincense, and phials of water, from the well of Zem-zem, by the pilgrims returning from Mecca.Advertisement
The split cylinder is passed to the flattening furnace, where it is exposed to a red heat, sufficient to soften the glass; when soft the cylinder is laid upon a smooth flat slab and flattened down upon it by the careful application of pressure with some form of rubbing implement, which frequently takes the form of a block of charred wood.
It rapidly absorbs the elements of water wherever possible, so that a strip of paper plunged into the gas is rapidly charred.
Strong sulphuric acid in contact with it liberates first nitric acid and later oxides of nitrogen, leaving a charred residue or a brown solution according to the quantity of acid.
Posts that are to be fixed in the ground should have their buried ends either charred or else well tarred.
Be considerate when lighting bonfires or having a barbecue, not everyone wants their washing to smell of smoke and charred sausages!Advertisement
Minimum size in thin sections, particularly of charred plant remains are less meaningful as charred flecks occur in each deposit analyzed.
Grill the vegetables over Direct High heat until lightly charred, 6 to 8 minutes, turning once halfway through grilling time.
Detailed assessment identified oak charcoal along with traces if charred cereal grains which included oat, barley and wheat along with fused plant ash.
The security guard had previously been assualted by a gang of young thugs, including the charred chump.
A third site provides evidence for settlement alongside an adjacent Roman road, and was notable for producing rich deposits of charred grain.Advertisement
The physical X Files are a charred mess, and Mulder is trying to recreate the documents.
Hammerscale, slag, iron objects and charred organic material (including nutshell) were rare, and there were several fragments of glass.
Across the room, a young girl's face in an antique mirror oozed gray puss as her face disintegrated into a charred skull.
Among these however was the charred remains of an electronic component which had clearly been close to the seat of the explosion.
Meanwhile charred and rotting stumps give a melancholy and untidy air to valleys and denuded hillsides, for hard-wood stumps - and most New Zealand trees are hard-woodtake more than a generation to decay utterly.Advertisement
As he came nearer he saw that the boy held a charred stick in his hand, with which he was drawing something on a flat rock.
Across the room, a young girl 's face in an antique mirror oozed gray puss as her face disintegrated into a charred skull.
Natural forest fires also provide much charred wood, which many birds enjoy sifting through.
The vegetal stabilizers within burnt structural aggregates have been charred.
Turn once with a metal spatula when lightly charred and tender.Advertisement
Remove when lightly charred, about one minute on each side.
Adversely, if your oil is too hot when you put the meat in, you're going to wind up with smoke and charred beef.
So he looked a little strange, and it was odd to take his gloved and bandaged hands at the alter, but looking into his eyes, charred flesh was the last thing on my mind.
Smoky is used to describe wine that displays flavors and aromas of smoked or charred wood.
Merlots produced from 2000-2005 are noted for a charred oak taste in addition to the tart, dark cherry bite that gives Marilyn Merlots its unique flavor.Advertisement
The skin may also peel, appear white or charred, and feel numb.
It is not uncommon to smell singed hair or see charred hairs after the procedure is finished.
The meaty texture of a portobello mushroom combined with the delightfully tangy sauce and the smoky charred flavor from the cooking method create a filling sandwich that's surprisingly healthy.
When the charred chrysalis cracked into pieces Mothra emerged.
What peace she'd found in the familiar orchard fled as she looked at the charred, crumbling ruins of the once great city that lay beyond the wall.Advertisement
On the uppermost terrace, defined by the great Cyclopean supporting wall, exactly as described by Pausanias, the excavations revealed a layer of ashes and charred wood, below which were found numerous objects of earliest date, together with some remains of the walls resting on a polygonal platform - all forming part of the earliest temple.
Vast cemeteries of animals which belonged to the revered species have been discovered; more especially may be mentioned that of the cats at Bubastis, the remains of which, charred by some great fire, until recently filled numberless chambers of crude brick in the ruins at Zagazig.
Pierre stood pressed against the wall of a charred house, listening to that noise which mingled in his imagination with the roll of the drums.
For the rest Labuan is covered over most of its extent by vigorous secondary growth, amidst which the charred trunks of trees rise at frequent intervals, the greater part of the forest of the island having been destroyed by great accidental conflagrations.
Gangs of carpenters hoping for high pay arrived in Moscow every day, and on all sides logs were being hewn, new houses built, and old, charred ones repaired.Advertisement
It should be mixed with six or eight times its weight of loam or ashes, charred peat, charcoal-dust or some earthy matter, before it is applied to the soil, as from its causticity it is otherwise not unlikely to kill or injure the plants to which it is administered.
In the heating operation the surface is charred, and thereby the pores are closed up, and what is termed "nerve" is given to the material.
No flames were seen, but columns of smoke rose on all sides, and all Moscow as far as Pierre could see was one vast charred ruin.
What have they done? the prisoners on one side and another were heard saying as they gazed on the charred ruins.