- noun a data type which defines a variable as containing data that represents a character using the ASCII code
- A fresh water fish of the salmon family with firm white to pink flesh found in unpolluted rivers and lakes in Europe
- Colloquial name for tea from the Cantonese word chai, e.g. ‘char and a wad’ – tea and bun
- noun tea. The words for tea in almost all Eastern languages, from Slavonic through Indian to Chinese, are variants of ‘ch’a’ or ‘chai’.