What does the word ember mean?

Usage examples for 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 by 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 by 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 by Marion Zimmer Bradley