Noun(1) material for starting a fire
(1) Finally some of the girls stepped in and started throwing some tinder and sticks in the fire.(2) The image of thought here is of lightning, in search of tinder , suddenly blazing into our heads.(3) The teenage pyromaniacs experimented with different fuel sources, different sorts of fats (some very smelly) and oils, moss, dry rotten wood and home baked tinder using a cotton handkerchief.(4) So, for heaven's sake, don't add tinder to the fire.(5) Political tinder is spread all around the landscape, but who will strike the match?(6) Often, the tundra is like tinder and a badly tended fire can created havoc with pasture for musk ox, deer and reindeer.(7) The pea stalks, dry as tinder , caught quickly and burned merrily, sending a plume of clean white smoke up to catch the wind.(8) He didn't have any flint or tinder , but he gathered wood and used his magic to light a fire.(9) His method of character development consists of striking his two leads together trying to elicit sparks; alas, the script provides no comedic tinder to be ignited.(10) He got out his tinder and after a few moments a merry fire was burning.(11) Because of the dry tinder inside, firefighters had to check to ensure the fire had not got through to any other floorboards.(12) The heated, heady campus milieu provides tinder for explosive debates in which more than mere politics is at stake.(13) he lit it with a tinder(14) In the same way as a magnifying glass can be used in bright sunlight to set fire to dry tinder , sound energy can be focused and used to raise temperatures to the point at which the cells will die.(15) From this small piece of tinder the conflagration arose: word spread that the cartridges were part of a wider British plot to convert the entire subcontinent to Christianity.(16) The combination of a naturally arid environment, years of drought and poor planning is proving to be dry tinder in a combustible atmosphere.
(1) tinder-box :: tonteldoos
1. punk ::
2. touchwood ::
3. kindling ::
4. spunk ::
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