Cinder frame
Cinder Cin"der (s[i^]n"d[~e]r), n. [AS. sinder slag, dross; akin to Icel. sindr dross, Sw. sinder, G. sinter, D. sintel; perh. influenced by F. cendre ashes, fr. L. cinis. Cf. {Sinter}.] 1. Partly burned or vitrified coal, or other combustible, in which fire is extinct. [1913 Webster]

2. A hot coal without flame; an ember. --Swift. [1913 Webster]

3. A scale thrown off in forging metal. [1913 Webster]

4. The slag of a furnace, or scoriaceous lava from a volcano. [1913 Webster]

{Cinder frame}, a framework of wire in front of the tubes of a locomotive, to arrest the escape of cinders.

{Cinder notch} (Metal.), the opening in a blast furnace, through which melted cinder flows out. [1913 Webster]


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