cremating


cremating
cre·mate || krɪ'meɪt v. incinerate, burn to ashes (i.e. dead body)

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  • cre|ma|to|ry — «KREE muh TR ee, TOHR ; KREHM uh », noun, plural ries, adjective. –n. 1. a furnace for cremating dead bodies. 2. a building that has a furnace for cremating. –adj. of or having to do with cremating …   Useful english dictionary

  • ancient Italic people — ▪ people Introduction       any of the peoples diverse in origin, language, traditions, stage of development, and territorial extension who inhabited pre Roman Italy, a region heavily influenced by neighbouring Greece (ancient Greek civilization) …   Universalium

  • Cremation — Cre*ma tion (kr? m? sh?n), n. [L. crematio.] A burning; esp., the act or practice of cremating the dead. [1913 Webster] Without cremation . . . of their bodies. Sir T. Browne. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Crematories — Crematorium Crem a*to ri*um (kr?m ? t? r? ?m), Crematory Crem a*to*ry (kr?m ? t? r?), n.; pl. {Crematoriums} ( [u^]mz), {Crematories} ( r?z). [NL. crematorium, fr. L. cremator.] A furnace for cremating corpses; a building containing such a… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Crematorium — Crem a*to ri*um (kr?m ? t? r? ?m), Crematory Crem a*to*ry (kr?m ? t? r?), n.; pl. {Crematoriums} ( [u^]mz), {Crematories} ( r?z). [NL. crematorium, fr. L. cremator.] A furnace for cremating corpses; a building containing such a furnace. [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Crematoriums — Crematorium Crem a*to ri*um (kr?m ? t? r? ?m), Crematory Crem a*to*ry (kr?m ? t? r?), n.; pl. {Crematoriums} ( [u^]mz), {Crematories} ( r?z). [NL. crematorium, fr. L. cremator.] A furnace for cremating corpses; a building containing such a… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Crematory — Crematorium Crem a*to ri*um (kr?m ? t? r? ?m), Crematory Crem a*to*ry (kr?m ? t? r?), n.; pl. {Crematoriums} ( [u^]mz), {Crematories} ( r?z). [NL. crematorium, fr. L. cremator.] A furnace for cremating corpses; a building containing such a… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • cremate — transitive verb (cremated; cremating) Etymology: Latin crematus, past participle of cremare to burn up, cremate Date: 1874 to reduce (as a dead body) to ashes by burning • cremation noun …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • crematory — noun (plural ries) Date: 1876 a furnace for cremating; also an establishment containing such a furnace • crematory adjective …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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