clinker

Definitions of clinker
  1. noun
    a fragment of incombustible matter left after a wood or coal or charcoal fire
    synonyms: cinder
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    type of:
    fragment
    a piece broken off or cut off of something else
  2. verb
    turn to clinker or form clinker under excessive heat in burning
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    type of:
    change
    undergo a change; become different in essence; losing one's or its original nature
  3. verb
    clear out the cinders and clinker from
    “we clinkered the fire frequently”
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    type of:
    clean out, clear out
    empty completely
  4. noun
    a hard brick used as a paving stone
    synonyms: clinker brick
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    type of:
    brick
    rectangular block of clay baked by the sun or in a kiln; used as a building or paving material
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