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cindery

cin·der
C c

Transcription

    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • UK Pronunciation
    • UK IPA
    • [sin-der]
    • /ˈsɪn dər/
    • /sˈɪndəri/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [sin-der]
    • /ˈsɪn dər/

Definitions of cindery word

  • noun cindery a partially or mostly burned piece of coal, wood, etc. 1
  • noun cindery cinders. any residue of combustion; ashes. Geology. coarse scoriae erupted by volcanoes. 1
  • noun cindery a live, flameless coal; ember. 1
  • noun cindery Metallurgy. slag1 (def 1). a mixture of ashes and slag. 1
  • verb with object cindery to spread cinders on: The highway department salted and cindered the icy roads. 1
  • verb with object cindery Archaic. to reduce to cinders. 1

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Origin of cindery

First appearance:

before 900
One of the 4% oldest English words
before 900; Middle English synder, Old English sinder slag; cognate with German Sinter, Old Norse sindr; c- (for s-) < French cendre ashes

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Parts of speech for Cindery

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation

cindery popularity

A common word. It’s meaning is known to most children of preschool age. About 89% of English native speakers know the meaning and use the word.
Most Europeans know this English word. The frequency of it’s usage is somewhere between "mom" and "screwdriver".

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