from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A burning; especially the act or practice of cremating the dead, burning a corpse.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A burning; esp., the act or practice of cremating the dead.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The act or custom of cremating; a burning, as of the dead; incineration; incremation.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. the incineration of a dead body
A.S. Tiffany  describes what he calls a cremation-furnace, discovered within seven miles of Davenport, Iowa.
Straight from cryo to crispy in two seconds or less, or your next cremation is free.
Currently, the average waiting period for cremation is 15 days.
In addition to the natural gas use in cremation, things like fillings and medical implants create tons of nasty emissions!
Don't cheat on your stressed out overworked superhero husband unless cremation is your preferred form of funeral.
I'm thinking about the NAACP's symbolic burial of the "N" word - it might be interesting to monitor the effects & impact of that - I'm not big on copycatting, but if the NAACPs actions prove effective, maybe a ceremonial "R" word cremation is in order.
Checking with LCS (Lake Chapala Society in Ajijic) I find that a "simple" cremation is close to US$1,000 for the basics.
Things go amiss when he discovers that a girl due for cremation is recalled by her insurance company.
One pet cemetery owner says the trend may be related to people getting used to the idea of cremation, which is generally required.
Nat Soc., 1867-76, p. 64.] describes what he calls a cremation-furnace, discovered within seven miles of Davenport, Iowa: