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ember

noun em·ber \ˈem-bər\

: a glowing piece of coal or wood from a fire

Full Definition of EMBER

1
:  a glowing fragment (as of coal) from a fire; especially :  one smoldering in ashes
2
plural :  the smoldering remains of a fire
3
plural :  slowly dying or fading emotions, memories, ideas, or responses still capable of being revived <the embers of his past>
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Origin of EMBER

Middle English eymere, from Old Norse eimyrja; akin to Old English ǣmerge ashes, Latin urere to burn
First Known Use: 14th century

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EMBER Defined for Kids

ember

noun em·ber \ˈem-bər\

Definition of EMBER for Kids

:  a glowing piece of coal or wood in the ashes from a fire

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