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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Material for starting a fire.

Usage examples (35)
  • Like a wildfire igniting in tinder-dry brush, it will only take one spark.
  • These pockets of flames are embedded in tinder throughout the rest of the region.
  • Place this on top of a flat flint so that the edge of the tinder is right next to the edge that you are going to strike.
  • That however, faid he, is the idea tinder which truth obliges me to repre - font it. for more
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