Cinders are the black pieces that are left after something such as wood or coal has burned away.

The wind sent sparks and cinders flying.


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  • Cinders — (engl., spr. ß ), s. Zinder …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • Cinders — (engl., spr. ßind rs), durch den Rost gefallene Steinkohlen, geben ein dem Koks ähnliches Brennmaterial …   Kleines Konversations-Lexikon

  • Cinders — Cinders, engl., eine Art Coaks, im Brennen ausgelöschte Steinkohlen …   Herders Conversations-Lexikon

  • cinders — clinkers, embers, *ash …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • cinders — n. to spread cinders (on a snow covered road) * * * to spread cinders (on a snow covered road) …   Combinatory dictionary

  • cinders — noun fragments of lava; scoria …   Wiktionary

  • cinders — (Roget s 3 Superthesaurus) n. embers, coals, clinkers, slag, ashes …   English dictionary for students

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  • cinders — cin·der || sɪndÉ™ n. ash, ember, small piece of burnt wood or coal …   English contemporary dictionary

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