Tinders vs Finders - What's the difference?

tinders | finders |


As a verb tinders

is (tinder).

As a noun finders is

.

tinders

English

Verb

(head)
  • (tinder)

  • tinder

    English

    Noun

    (wikipedia tinder) (-)
  • small dry sticks and finely-divided fibrous matter etc., used to help light a fire.
  • Usage notes

    Tinder refers to the first stage of building a fire: sparks light tinder, which then lights kindling, which then lights the main fire.

    Derived terms

    * tinder box, tinderbox

    Coordinate terms

    * (l)

    Verb

    (en verb)
  • To set fire to; torch.
  • * Herman Melville, Moby-Dick
  • Is heaven a murderer when its lightning strikes a would-be murderer in his bed, tindering sheets and skin together?

    References

    finders

    English

    Noun

    (head)
  • Derived terms

    * finders keepers

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