What does cinder mean?

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ˈsɪn dərcin·der

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. cinder, clinker(noun)

    a fragment of incombustible matter left after a wood or coal or charcoal fire


  1. cinder(Noun)

    Partially or mostly burnt material that results from incomplete combustion of coal or wood etc.

  2. cinder(Noun)

    An ember.

  3. cinder(Noun)

    Slag from a metal furnace.

  4. cinder(Verb)

    to reduce something to cinders

  5. Origin: 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.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Cinder(noun)

    partly burned or vitrified coal, or other combustible, in which fire is extinct

  2. Cinder(noun)

    a hot coal without flame; an ember

  3. Cinder(noun)

    a scale thrown off in forging metal

  4. Cinder(noun)

    the slag of a furnace, or scoriaceous lava from a volcano

  5. Origin: [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.]


  1. Cinder

    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

  1. Cinder

    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


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  1. Nerdic

  2. crined

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of cinder in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of cinder in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Examples of cinder in a Sentence

  1. Albert Einstein:

    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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