Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun The reducing of anything to ashes by combustion; incineration.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun The reducing of anything to ashes by combustion; cinefaction.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun The reducing of anything to ashes by combustion; cinefaction.

Etymologies

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Latin cinis ashes: compare French cinération.

Examples

  • While this cineration is going on vultures and carrion fowl not infrequently pounce down upon the body, and tear away pieces of flesh from the ghastly, smoking corpse.

    A History of Nursery Rhymes

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  • outcineration?

    April 6, 2011