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Cinder Meaning and Definition from WordNet (r) 2.0
    cinder n : a fragment of incombustible matter left after a wood or coal or charcoal fire [syn: clinker]
Cinder Meaning and Definition from Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)
    Slag \Slag\, n. (Metal.) A product of smelting, containing, mostly as silicates, the substances not sought to be produced as matte or metal, and having a lower specific gravity than the latter; -- called also, esp. in iron smelting, cinder. The slag of iron blast furnaces is essentially silicate of calcium, magnesium, and aluminium; that of lead and copper smelting furnaces contains iron.
Cinder Meaning and Definition from Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)
    Cinder \Cin"der\ (s[i^]n"d[~e]r), n. [AS. sinder slag, dross; akin to Icel. sindr dross, Sw. sinder, G. sinter, D. sintel; perh. influenced by F. cendre ashes, fr. L. cinis. Cf. Sinter.]
  1. Partly burned or vitrified coal, or other combustible, in which fire is extinct.
  2. A hot coal without flame; an ember. --Swift.
  3. A scale thrown off in forging metal.
  4. The slag of a furnace, or scoriaceous lava from a volcano. Cinder frame, a framework of wire in front of the tubes of a locomotive, to arrest the escape of cinders. Cinder notch (Metal.), the opening in a blast furnace, through which melted cinder flows out.

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  • Cinder: A cinder is a pyroclastic material. Cinders are extrusive igneous rock s. Cinders are similar to pumice , which has so many cavities and ...
  • Cinder cone: A cinder cone or scoria cone is a steep conical hill of volcanic fragments that accumulate around and downwind from a volcanic vent The ...
  • Cinder (band): Cinder is an alternative rock /alternative metal band, formed in 1999 when singer Roger Young and lead guitarist Kenny Craig began playing ...
  • Cinder (album): Cinder is the seventh major album by Australian trio, Dirty Three . Conceived in the summer of 2005 on Phillip Island, in South Eastern ...
  • Cinder River: The Cinder River is a river in southwestern Lake and Peninsula Borough, Alaska . It begins in Aniakchak National Monument and Preserve ...
  • Cinder Cone and the Fantastic Lava Beds: Cinder Cone is a cinder cone volcano in Lassen Volcanic National Park (itself in Northern California in the United States ). ...
  • Cinder Road: Cinder Road is a rock band from Lutherville, MD . Formerly known as Plunge, the band changed their name to Cinder Road. The band took ...
  • Cinder Cliff: Cinder Cliff is a cinder cone in northern British Columbia , Canada . It is thought to have last erupted during the Holocene period and ...
  • Cinder Mountain: Cinder Mountain is a partly eroded cinder cone at the head of Snippaker Creek , British Columbia , Canada . It is one of the Iskut-Unuk ...
  • Mort Cinder: Mort Cinder is an Argentine comic book horror -science fiction series featuring an eponymous character, created in 1962 by the writer ...

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* When you are courting a nice girl an hour seems like a second. When you sit on a red-hot cinder a second seems like an hour. That's relativity. - Albert Einstein


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