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, member of the Salmonidae, a family of marine fish that spawn in freshwater, including the salmons, the trouts, and the chars (subfamily Salmoninae), the whitefish and the ciscoes (subfamily Coregoninae), and the grayling (subfamily Thymallinae).
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(Salvelinus), a genus of fish of the family Salmonidae, with two species: the Alpine char (S. alpinus) and S. leucomaenis. (According to some sources, there are four species.)

In lakes, chars develop habitat types, which are considered subspecies by some taxonomists and species by others. The char is found along the shores of Europe and northern Asia. Its body length is 35–65 cm (rarely, up to 88 cm), and its weight is 1–3 kg (sometimes up to 15 kg). A migratory fish, the char enters rivers for spawning from June to September and spawns in October-November of the sixth to seventh year of its life. The young go out to sea when they are two to four years old. S. leucomaenis inhabits the waters of the Far East, where the subspecies 5. alpinus malma (the Dolly Var-den) is also found. Although the meat of the char has excellent flavor, the fish has only slight commercial importance.


Berg, L. S. Ryby presnykh vod SSSR i sopredel’nykh stran, 4th ed., parts 1–2. Moscow-Leningrad, 1948–49.



, charr
any of various troutlike fishes of the genus Salvelinus, esp S. alpinus, occurring in cold lakes and northern seas: family Salmonidae (salmon)


/keir/ or /char/; rarely, /kar/ character. Especially used by C programmers, as "char" is C's typename for character data.


(CHARacter) In programming, the mnemonic for declaring a variable or array that holds alphanumeric characters. Pronounced "char" or "car," the C statement char OneChar; declares a single-byte variable named "OneChar," which holds one character. The declaration char InBuff[1000]; reserves a 1,000 byte array named "InBuff."
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6 shows that the quantity of generated gas is more and more and mixed tar water changes a little as the volatile of pyrolysis char rising.
This indicates that the F0 coating could not wrap the nonflammable gases in the expansion process under fire, and a large number of nonflammable gases escaped from the melting char, which led to a low expansion ratio of the F0 coating.
Downstream of the La Ronciere Falls, the river provides habitat for anadromous Arctic char and several other anadromous and non-anadromous fish species, including Arctic cisco (Coregonus autumnalis), Arctic grayling (Thymallus arcticus), broad whitefish (C.
The aim of the work is to investigate how the calorific value of char resulting in wood of different species at different temperature changes and what effect conditions of gaseous environment have on peculiarities of wood combustion using the widespread method of a calorimetric bomb.
Arctic char can only be found in a few cold, deep lakes in North Wales where they have developed into distinct populations.
Neste trabalho utilizaram-se amostras de carvoes (CA e CB), de char (ChAB), de coque (CQ) e uma amostra de po de balao (PB) recolhido de um AF a coque com PCI.
The total number of housewives of the households of four villages namely Munniar char, Ghunapara, Halkerchar and Balugram was the population.
Fast pyrolysis processes produce 60 to 75 percent by weight liquid bio-oil, 15 to 25 percent by weight solid char, and 10 to 20 percent by weight noncondensable gases (Mohan et al.
I would argue, however, that the act of forgetting in Char is different from Ricoeur's notion in that Char's emphasis is neither on the past as "being-no-longer," a terminated past, nor on the past as "having-beenr a past continuing into the present.