Part of speech: noun

A live coal.

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Usage examples "ember":

  1. Early in December, 1909, he believed that he had been chloroformed by the prison officials for five days; he was not certain how this was done but believed that it might have been poured through the keyhole. - "Studies in Forensic Psychiatry", Bernard Glueck.
  2. The Report was sent to the members with " Fabian News" for December, 1906, and it was the occasion of much excitement. - "The History of the Fabian Society", Edward R. Pease.
  3. Overhead the dim red ember of Phi Coronis, Wolf's old and dying sun, gave out a pale and heatless light. - "The Door Through Space", Marion Zimmer Bradley.