clinker

Primary Meanings of clinker

1.
nv
a fragment of incombustible matter left after a wood or coal or charcoal fire
turn to clinker or form clinker under excessive heat in burning
2.
n
a hard brick used as a paving stone
Full Definitions of clinker
1

n a fragment of incombustible matter left after a wood or coal or charcoal fire

Synonyms:
cinder
Type of:
fragment
a piece broken off or cut off of something else

v turn to clinker or form clinker under excessive heat in burning

Type of:
change
undergo a change; become different in essence; losing one's or its original nature

v clear out the cinders and clinker from

“we clinkered the fire frequently”
Type of:
clean out, clear out
empty completely
2

n a hard brick used as a paving stone

Synonyms:
clinker brick
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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