burn to a cinder

Definition of burn to a cinder

  1. :  to completely destroy by fire The house was burned to a cinder.

Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  creek

  1. :  to consume fuel and give off heat, light, and gases

    :  to undergo combustion

    :  to undergo nuclear fission or nuclear fusion

  1. :  an act, process, instance, or result of burning: such as

    :  injury or damage resulting from exposure to fire, heat, caustics, electricity, or certain radiations

    :  a burned area

  1. :  the slag from a metal furnace :  dross

    :  ashes

    :  a fragment of ash

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