What does ember mean?

Definitions for ember
ˈɛm bərem·ber

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. ember, coal(noun)

    a hot fragment of wood or coal that is left from a fire and is glowing or smoldering


  1. ember(Noun)

    A glowing piece of coal or wood.

  2. ember(Noun)

    Smoldering ash.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Ember(noun)

    a lighted coal, smoldering amid ashes; -- used chiefly in the plural, to signify mingled coals and ashes; the smoldering remains of a fire

  2. Ember(adj)

    making a circuit of the year of the seasons; recurring in each quarter of the year; as, ember fasts

  3. Origin: [OE. ymber, AS. ymbren, ymbryne, prop., running around, circuit; ymbe around + ryne a running, fr. rinnan to run. See Amb-, and Run.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Ember

    em′bėr, n. a live piece of coal or wood: chiefly in pl. red-hot ashes: smouldering remains of a fire. [A.S. ǽmerge; Ice. eimyrja. The b is simply euphonic.]

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of ember in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of ember in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Examples of ember in a Sentence

  1. Eddie Barragan:

    If it comes over this next ridge, or the wind shifts, it takes one ember to get on one of these houses, and there it goes.

  2. Los Angeles:

    It's not the fire itself but the danger of wind that can bring an ember blowing it someplace and seeing entire neighborhood overnight getting lit up.

  3. Franklin Barbecue:

    Wind just kind of swept through the smokehouse a lot more than we’re used to and carried an ember from a cooker and caught a wall on fire, it went up real quick.

  4. Thomas Paine:

    I fear not, I see not reason for fear. In the end we will be the victors. For though at times the flame of liberty may cease to shine, the ember will never expire.

  5. Barack Obama:

    Every hotspot is an ember that if not contained can become a new fire, so we cannot let down our guard even for a minute, and we can't just fight this epidemic, we have to extinguish it.

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