ember ember  /ˈɛm bər/


  • (n) a hot fragment of wood or coal that is left from a fire and is glowing or smoldering


  • The Ember days, you know, were named as movable dates for prayer and fasting by the Council of Placentia in 1095.


  1. Washington National Guard prepares to tackle wildfires

    CAMP MURRAY, Wash– Following last summer’s devastating wildfire season, the Washington National Guard will test its ability to respond to a large-scale fire. The annual Operation Evergreen Ember exercise takes place June 14-21. The week-long training exercises will be held …
    on June 14, 2013     Source: Q13 FOX Seattle

  2. READER SUBMITTED: Drive-in Movie "City of Ember"

    Drive on over to the Enfield Public Library on Friday, June 28 at 9 p.m. as we treat the community to a free "drive in" movie on the side lawn. Bring lawn chairs or blankets and enjoy "City of Ember" (rated PG) on the big screen. Bring your own snacks for this drop-in program.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: FOX CT Hartford

  3. Xylem

    Inspired by the artisan potter, Xylem’s Reflex Ember vessel sink brings color and a sense of craftsmanship to the bath. The sink combines warm and cool hues by capturing the appearance of glowing embers under glass, with a sapphire-hued center.
    on June 11, 2013     Source: Kitchen and Bath Business

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  1. "Congratulations and thanks to Rebecca for her long and fruitful service to Ember as a start-up," said Chairman Bob Metcalfe of Polaris Venture Partners. "And welcome to Jay and Mohamad, whose deep industry experience and networks will prove...
    on Oct 13, 2009 By: Robert M Metcalfe Source: Reuters

  2. "I wanted to keep the start of Ember as grounded in our current reality as possible," Kenan says. "That there is a version of Ember under our own feet."
    on Sep 5, 2008 By: Gil Kenan Source: Los Angeles Times

  3. "As Nash said, he was so close to falling [on Autumn Ember as well]," Waterhouse told TVN. "It is just complete and utter negligence and lack of communication [about a problem with the track]."
    on Mar 30, 2010 By: Gai Waterhouse Source: Sydney Morning Herald

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