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cin·der

 (sĭn′dər)
n.
1.
a. A small piece of burned or partly burned substance, such as coal, that is not reduced to ashes but is incapable of further combustion.
b. A piece of charred substance that can burn further but without flame.
2. cinders Ashes.
3. cinders Geology See scoria.
4. Metallurgy See scoria.
5. Slag from a metal furnace.
tr.v. cin·dered, cin·der·ing, cin·ders
To burn or reduce to cinders.

[Alteration (influenced by Old French cendre, ashes) of Middle English sinder, from Old English, slag, dross.]

cin′der·y adj.

cinder

(ˈsɪndə)
n
1. a piece of incombustible material left after the combustion of coal, coke, etc; clinker
2. a piece of charred material that burns without flames; ember
3. (Metallurgy) Also called: sinter any solid waste from smelting or refining
4. (Geological Science) (plural) fragments of volcanic lava; scoriae
vb
(tr) rare to burn to cinders
[Old English sinder; related to Old Norse sindr, Old High German sintar, Old Slavonic sedra stalactite]
ˈcindery adj

cin•der

(ˈsɪn dər)

n.
1. a partially or mostly burned piece of coal, wood, etc.
2. cinders,
a. any residue of combustion; ashes.
b. coarse volcanic ejecta; scoria.
3. a live, flameless coal; ember.
4. a mixture of ashes and slag.
v.t.
5. to spread cinders on.
6. Archaic. to reduce to cinders.
[before 900; Middle English, Old English sinder slag, c. Middle Low German sinder, Old High German sintar, Old Norse sindr; c- (for s-) < French cendre ashes]
cin′der•y, cin′der•ous, adj.
cin′der•like`, adj.

cinder


Past participle: cindered
Gerund: cindering

Imperative
cinder
cinder
Present
I cinder
you cinder
he/she/it cinders
we cinder
you cinder
they cinder
Preterite
I cindered
you cindered
he/she/it cindered
we cindered
you cindered
they cindered
Present Continuous
I am cindering
you are cindering
he/she/it is cindering
we are cindering
you are cindering
they are cindering
Present Perfect
I have cindered
you have cindered
he/she/it has cindered
we have cindered
you have cindered
they have cindered
Past Continuous
I was cindering
you were cindering
he/she/it was cindering
we were cindering
you were cindering
they were cindering
Past Perfect
I had cindered
you had cindered
he/she/it had cindered
we had cindered
you had cindered
they had cindered
Future
I will cinder
you will cinder
he/she/it will cinder
we will cinder
you will cinder
they will cinder
Future Perfect
I will have cindered
you will have cindered
he/she/it will have cindered
we will have cindered
you will have cindered
they will have cindered
Future Continuous
I will be cindering
you will be cindering
he/she/it will be cindering
we will be cindering
you will be cindering
they will be cindering
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been cindering
you have been cindering
he/she/it has been cindering
we have been cindering
you have been cindering
they have been cindering
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been cindering
you will have been cindering
he/she/it will have been cindering
we will have been cindering
you will have been cindering
they will have been cindering
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been cindering
you had been cindering
he/she/it had been cindering
we had been cindering
you had been cindering
they had been cindering
Conditional
I would cinder
you would cinder
he/she/it would cinder
we would cinder
you would cinder
they would cinder
Past Conditional
I would have cindered
you would have cindered
he/she/it would have cindered
we would have cindered
you would have cindered
they would have cindered
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.cinder - a fragment of incombustible matter left after a wood or coal or charcoal fire
fragment - a piece broken off or cut off of something else; "a fragment of rock"
Translations
بَقايا فَحْم
uhlík
aske
kekälekuona
salak
útbrunninn kola/viîarmoli
išdagoskinasšlakas
izdedži
kısmen veya tamamen yanmış odun/kömürmarsık

cinder

[ˈsɪndəʳ]
A. N
1. (= ember) → carbonilla f
to be burned to a cinder [food etc] → quedar carbonizado
2. cinders (= ashes) → cenizas fpl
B. CPD cinder block N (US) → ladrillo m de cenizas
cinder track N (Sport) → pista f de ceniza

cinder

n cinders plAsche f; (lumpy) → Schlacke f; (still burning) → glühendes Kohlestück; burnt to a cinder (Brit fig) → verkohlt

cinder

[ˈsɪndəʳ] ncenere f, brace f
burned to a cinder (fig) (food) → carbonizzato/a

cinder

(ˈsində) noun
a piece of burnt coal, wood etc. the cinders in the fireplace.
cine-camera (ˈsinikӕmərə) noun
a camera for taking moving pictures.
cinema (ˈsinəmə) noun
a building in which films are shown. He enjoys going to the cinema but he prefers the theatre.
References in classic literature ?
But Ahab's glance was averted; like a blighted fruit tree he shook, and cast his last, cindered apple to the soil.