Carbonaceous material formed by incomplete combustion of an organic material, most commonly wood; remains of burned materials. In fire simulation, a darkened area within the fire perimeter; usually indicates fire has already passed through; usually created by an opaque material blocking out a selected portion of basic scene illumination.
Carbon-rich combustible solids that result from pyrolysis of wood in the early stages of combustion. Char can be converted to combustible gases under certain conditions or burned directly on the grate.
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.
Data type used to store fixed-length character data char value can contain up to 2000 bytes of data. If you insert a value shorter than the specified length, Oracle will blank-pad the value. If you insert a value that is too long, Oracle will return an error. Also see VARCHAR2.