cinder cinder  /ˈsɪn dər/


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


  1. New Technology Allows the Mind to Control Prosthetic Limbs

    Our brains, which control our movements, may soon be able to control the movement of prosthetic limbs as well. The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) is working with civilian researchers to develop prosthetic limbs that the wearer can control with his thoughts SEE ALSO: DARPA BigDog Robot Throws Cinder Blocks, Proves It's Boss The product that is the closest to completion uses a ...
    on June 15, 2013     Source: Mashable

  2. Vandals leave home ‘in shambles’

    The vandals tore a gaping hole into the cinder-block walls of the two-story home in South Austin. They scrawled derogatory graffiti across almost every surface.
    on June 13, 2013     Source: Austin American-Statesman

  3. Yard MD Tip of the Week: Cinder block planters

    Yard MD Rob Zimmer shows you how to use cinder block planters and watch out for spiders in this week's tip of the week.
    on June 11, 2013     Source: Fond du Lac Reporter

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  1. "The whole building just collapsed on everybody," said Chase Baldwin, a student at the school. "A bunch of people were trapped under cinder blocks, and people had their heads cut open."
    on Mar 1, 2007 By: Baldwin Source: CNN

  2. "I remember playing against Butkus in the old Orange Bowl and Bob Griese, our quarterback, was so scared of Butkus that he ran out of bounds and kept on running until he made it to the cinder track that used to ring the field. Butkus chased him...
    on Feb 3, 2007 By: Larry Csonka Source:

  3. "That was disappointing because we had such a great car," Gordon said. "It felt like I hit a cinder block. The new racing surface is smooth with a lot of grip, but I wish they had waited to make the changes. I thought we had a big edge on the...
    on Oct 20, 2004 By: Jeff Gordon Source:

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