"clinkers" in the noun sense
1. cinder, clinker
a fragment of incombustible matter left after a wood or coal or charcoal fire
2. clinker, clinker brick
a hard brick used as a paving stone
"clinkers" in the verb sense
clear out the cinders and clinker from
"we clinkered the fire frequently"
turn to clinker or form clinker under excessive heat in burning
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