Definitions for cinder
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a fragment of incombustible matter left after a wood or coal or charcoal fire
Partially or mostly burnt material that results from incomplete combustion of coal or wood etc.
Slag from a metal furnace.
to reduce something to cinders
Etymology: From cinder, sinder, from sinder, from sindran, from sendhro-. Cognate with sintel, sinder, sinter, Sinter, sinder, sinder, sindur, сядра. Spelling (c- for s-) influenced by unrelated cendre.
Samuel Johnson's Dictionary
Etymology: ceindre, Fr. from cineres, Latin.
I should make very forges of my cheeks,
That would to cinders burn up modesty,
Did but I speak thy deeds. William Shakespeare, Othello.
There is in smiths cinders, by some adhesion of iron, sometimes to be found a magnetical operation. Thomas Browne, Vul. Err.
So snow on Ætna does unmelted lie,
Whose rolling flames and scatter’d cinders fly. Edmund Waller.
If from adown the hopeful chops
The fat upon a cinder drops,
To stinking smoke it turns the flame. Jonathan Swift.
partly burned or vitrified coal, or other combustible, in which fire is extinct
a hot coal without flame; an ember
a scale thrown off in forging metal
the slag of a furnace, or scoriaceous lava from a volcano
Etymology: [AS. sinder slag, dross; akin to Icel. sindr dross, Sw. sinder, G. sinter, D. sintel; perh. influenced by F. cendre ashes, fr. L. cinis. Cf. Sinter.]
A cinder is a pyroclastic material. Cinders are extrusive igneous rocks. Cinders are similar to pumice, which has so many cavities and is such low-density that it can float on water. The colour of cinder is brown.
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
sin′dėr, n. the refuse of burned coals: anything charred by fire: (slang) some strong stimulant put in tea, soda-water, &c.—ns. Cinderel′la, a scullery-maid; Cinderel′la-dance, an early dancing-party ending at midnight—from the nursery tale.—adj. Cin′dery. [A.S. sinder, scoriæ, slag.]
The Foolish Dictionary, by Gideon Wurdz
One of the first things to catch your eye in travelling.
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The numerical value of cinder in Chaldean Numerology is: 2
The numerical value of cinder in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8
When you are courting a nice girl an hour seems like a second. When you sit on a red-hot cinder a second seems like an hour. That's relativity.
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