Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun charcoal

4 senses of charcoal

Sense 1
charcoal, wood coal -- (a carbonaceous material obtained by heating wood or other organic matter in the absence of air)
       => fuel -- (a substance that can be consumed to produce energy; "more fuel is needed during the winter months"; "they developed alternative fuels for aircraft")
       => carbon, C, atomic number 6 -- (an abundant nonmetallic tetravalent element occurring in three allotropic forms: amorphous carbon and graphite and diamond; occurs in all organic compounds)

Sense 2
charcoal, fusain -- (a stick of black carbon material used for drawing)
       => writing implement -- (an implement that is used to write)

Sense 3
charcoal, charcoal grey, charcoal gray, oxford grey, oxford gray -- (a very dark grey color)
       => gray, grayness, grey, greyness -- (a neutral achromatic color midway between white and black)

Sense 4
charcoal -- (a drawing made with a stick of black carbon material)
       => drawing -- (a representation of forms or objects on a surface by means of lines; "drawings of abstract forms"; "he did complicated pen-and-ink drawings like medieval miniatures")

Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb charcoal

1 sense of charcoal

Sense 1
charcoal -- (draw, trace, or represent with charcoal)
       => draw -- (represent by making a drawing of, as with a pencil, chalk, etc. on a surface; "She drew an elephant"; "Draw me a horse")

Antonyms of adj charcoal

1 sense of charcoal

Sense 1
charcoal, charcoal-grey, charcoal-gray -- (of a very dark grey)

INDIRECT (VIA achromatic) -> chromatic -- (being or having or characterized by hue)

Similarity of adj charcoal

1 sense of charcoal

Sense 1
charcoal, charcoal-grey, charcoal-gray -- (of a very dark grey)
       => achromatic (vs. chromatic), neutral -- (having no hue; "neutral colors like black or white")

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