cinder

All Noun
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  • When he went below he saw that everything was burned to a cinder. Cited from The Cruise of the Noah's Ark, by David Cory
  • Far as the eye could reach the surface of the ground was one black mass of cinders. Cited from Mountain Moggy, by William H. G. Kingston
  • It was some time later when the little bridge was left once more to the cinders and to itself. Cited from White Ashes, by Sidney R. Kennedy and Alden C. Noble
  • To test them, open the front door and cover the joint with fine cinders. Cited from The Traveling Engineers' Association, by Anonymous
  • Cinders might run against her at any moment -- at any moment. Cited from The Rocks of Valpre, by Ethel May Dell
  • The poor fellow came down burnt to a cinder, all within five minutes. Cited from Letters of Franklin K. Lane, edited by Lane & Wall
  • In a few minutes, she would probably be a mass of cinders. Cited from In the Eastern Seas, by W.H.G. Kingston
  • It was twelve miles away and a long cinder walk reached from the fort for nearly thirty miles. Cited from Slave Narratives: Indiana, by Work Projects Administration
  • Neither is the city hall, whose administrative style is a cinder in the eye. Cited from La-bas, by J. K. Huysmans
  • I'll get you to help me carry the things down to the cinder-hill cabin. Cited from Fern's Hollow, by Hesba Stretton
  • This cinder now plays a very important part in the process. Cited from Scientific American Supplement, No. 441, June 14, 1884, by Various
  • In the evening the fire goes out, but the hot cinders remain. Cited from Far Off, by Favell Lee Mortimer [AKA: Favell Bevan]
  • Was it true that she had told him on the night of Cinders' death? Cited from The Rocks of Valpre, by Ethel May Dell
  • And while he spoke the light from the burning cinders on a sudden went out. Cited from The Magician, by Somerset Maugham
  • Let him go and smooth over all those tracks on the cinder-path, very carefully. Cited from Martin Hewitt, Investigator, by Arthur Morrison
  • She said you were to go up and have tea with her and Cinders. Cited from The Rocks of Valpre, by Ethel May Dell
  • Then he goes for the pipe and gets two cinders in his eye. Cited from Scientific American, Vol. 22, No. 1, by Various
  • At the time the ground had a cinder track a quarter of a mile long.
  • I never did see such a fellow as you are, Cinder. Cited from Cormorant Crag, by George Manville Fenn
  • "Indeed, here sure enough are cinders which have evidently been cold a long time!" Cited from The Underground City by Jules Verne
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Meaning of cinder

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