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What is the meaning of red-hot cinder?

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December 07, 2012 5:27PM

A cinder is a small piece of burned wood or coal that is still sparking even though it has been mostly burned.

A small leftover piece of firewood that is still solid and burning without flame is an example of a cinder.

Some cinders have cooled on the surface and are, deceptivley, no longer red in color.