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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 cin·der /ˈsɪndɚ/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Cin·der n.
 1. Partly burned or vitrified coal, or other combustible, in which fire is extinct.
 2. A hot coal without flame; an ember.
 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.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n : a fragment of incombustible matter left after a wood or coal
          or charcoal fire [syn: clinker]