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ember

em·ber

ember

pronunciation:
em br
part of speech: noun
definition 1: a small piece of glowing wood or coal, esp. in a dying fire.
An ember from the fire fell onto the rug and caused a disaster.
definition 2: (pl.) the smoldering remnants of a dying fire.
By morning, the roaring fire was reduced to embers.