Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A crematorium.
  • adj. Of or relating to cremation.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. Pertaining to the act of cremating bodies.
  • n. The establishment or furnace that cremates bodies.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Pertaining to, or employed in, cremation.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Serving to burn or consume by fire; connected with or employed in cremation: as, a crematory furnace.
  • n. An establishment for burning the bodies of the dead, including the furnace and its adjuncts.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a mortuary where corpses are cremated
  • n. a furnace where a corpse can be burned and reduced to ashes

Etymologies

cremate +‎ -ory (Wiktionary)

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