What does ember mean?

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ˈɛm bərem·ber

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. ember, coalnoun

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

Wiktionary

  1. embernoun

    A glowing piece of coal or wood.

  2. embernoun

    Smoldering ash.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Embernoun

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

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

  2. Emberadjective

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

    Etymology: [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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Numerology

  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. 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.

  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. 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.

  4. Pharrell Williams:

    The intention for a song was all about how tough it is to be an entrepreneur in our country to begin with, especially as someone of color, there's a lot of systemic disadvantages and purposeful blockages. How can you get a fire started, or even the hope of an ember to start a fire, when you're starting at disadvantages with regards to health care, education and representation ?

  5. Patrick Hartigan in a statement:

    On the evening of closest approach on Dec( ember) 21 they will look like a double planet, separated by only 1/5th the diameter of the full Moon, for most telescope viewers, each planet and several of their largest moons will be visible in the same field of view that evening.

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