AA, pronounced “ah-aah,” is cindery lava, the word's from Hawaii but you may find some in Java.
His mother tried to quiet him, but he smiled his dead smile at her through his cindery eyes, shook his head and went on.
There were also the bodies of hunters smoking inside their cindery shirts.
For the cindery nature of the surface of such a stream see the initial letter of this chapter.
The sky was dull and leaden, and cindery flakes of snow were thinly falling.
It feels like an old volcano, cindery, with fire somewhere:—a charming bride!
The cindery tuff of these remains has weathered into very fantastic shapes.
She saw Thelma kiss him, and then the two started down the sunny, cindery side-track together.
The damp, yellow-brick schoolbuilding in its cindery grounds.
Sometimes these cindery surfaces undulate and take the appearance of black coils, as of a huge cable laid in parallel folds.
Old English sinder "dross of iron, slag," from Proto-Germanic *sendra- "slag" (cf. Old Saxon sinder "slag, dross," Old Norse sindr, Middle Low German and Middle Dutch sinder, Dutch sintel, Old High German sintar, German Sinter), from PIE root *sendhro- "coagulating fluid" (cf. Old Church Slavonic sedra "cinder").
Initial s- changed to c- under influence of unrelated French cendre "ashes," from Latin cinerem (nominative cinis) "ashes," from or related to Greek konis "dust" (see incinerate). The French word also apparently shifted the sense of the English one to "small piece of burnt coal" (16c.). Volcanic cinder cone is recorded from 1849.