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English definition of “tinder”


noun [U]     /ˈtɪn.dər/ US  /-dɚ/
small pieces of something dry that burns easily , used for lighting fires : We used some dry grass as tinder to light the campfire . The grass is tinder- dry (= so dry that it will burn easily ), so there's a risk of fire .Starting fires
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