To convert an animal or vegetable substance into a residue of carbon because of the action of fire or some corrosive representative to char
- unite with carbon
- become carbon, as by burning up
- to transform (an animal or veggie material) into a residue of carbon by the activity of fire or some corrosive agent; to char.
- To impregnate or complement carbon, like in making metal by cementation.
To smoke a waterpipe with zeal.