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Solid carbonaceous residue of high calorific value, derived from incomplete burning of organic material. It may be formed into briquettes and burned for fuel; if pure it can be used as a filter medium. Charcoal is made from wood or bone; coke, another char, is derived from coal. See pyrolysis.

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