cinder - definition and synonyms

noun [countable] [usually plural] 

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/ˈsɪndə(r)/
singularcinder
pluralcinders
  1. a small piece of something that has been burnt almost completely
    burnt to a cinder (=burnt very badly):

    The roast was burnt to a cinder.

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    1. a.

      cinders

      [plural] the burnt pieces left after a fire has stopped burning
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