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synonyms for ember

  • ash
  • cinder
  • brand
  • coal
  • slag
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Just grab a dead cracked cap polypore, get one edge of the shelf fungus smoldering with a coal from your fire, and carry it for an hour or two in a fireproof container to transport the live ember to your new campfire location.
THE TWO TYPES OF FUNGI YOU WANT IN YOUR FIRE-STARTING KITBY TIM MACWELCH/OUTDOOR LIFEFEBRUARY 16, 2021POPULAR-SCIENCE
Place the pieces close together, eliminating gaps that would drop your embers down into the snow.
10 WINTER SURVIVAL TIPS EVERYONE SHOULD KNOWTIM MACWELCHDECEMBER 15, 2020POPULAR-SCIENCE
When the Khoisan hunter-gatherers of sub-Saharan Africa gazed upon the meandering trail of stars and dust that split the night sky, they saw the embers of a campfire.
THE NEW HISTORY OF THE MILKY WAYCHARLIE WOODDECEMBER 15, 2020QUANTA MAGAZINE
Just defining the fire dynamics of embers alone is a huge task.
CALIFORNIA WILL KEEP BURNING. BUT HOUSING POLICY IS MAKING IT WORSE.BY ELIZABETH WEIL AND MOLLIE SIMONOCTOBER 2, 2020PROPUBLICA
Another about mulch that lets embers smolder until a wind whips them into “open flames that creep right up to people’s house walls.”
CALIFORNIA WILL KEEP BURNING. BUT HOUSING POLICY IS MAKING IT WORSE.BY ELIZABETH WEIL AND MOLLIE SIMONOCTOBER 2, 2020PROPUBLICA
I understood, and, stepping to the fire, returned with a charred ember.
THE RECKONINGROBERT W. CHAMBERS
The other snatched a blazing ember from the mud chimney and struck the leading wolf dead partly within the hut.
RED HUNTERS AND THE ANIMAL PEOPLECHARLES A. EASTMAN
When he ceased silence reigned, except for the occasional snapping of a burning ember.
RED HUNTERS AND THE ANIMAL PEOPLECHARLES A. EASTMAN
It grew and expanded till it formed a huge ember-mottled orchid with vast petals trembling in the wind.
WHAT WILL PEOPLE SAY?RUPERT HUGHES
Darius lay as I had last seen him; and him we buried in the maize clearing at the back, with the ember glow for funeral lights.
THE MASTER OF APPLEBYFRANCIS LYNDE
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO EMBER

  • clinker
  • ember
  • hot coal
  • soot
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