Meaning of “ember” in the English Dictionary

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"ember" in British English

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embernoun [ C usually plural ]

uk /ˈem.bər/ us /ˈem.bɚ/

a piece of wood or coal, etc. that continues to burn after a fire has no more flames:

We sat by the glowing/dying embers of the fire.

(Definition of “ember” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"ember" in American English

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embernoun [ C usually pl ]

us /ˈem·bərz/

a small piece of wood or coal that is burning without a flame:

glowing embers

(Definition of “ember” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)