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  • n. The act of incinerating, or the state of being incinerated; cremation.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. The act of incinerating, or the state of being incinerated; cremation.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The act of incinerating or reducing to ashes by combustion.

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

  • n. the act of burning something completely; reducing it to ashes


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  • I can only assume that this represents a further entrenchment within the permanent North British government, even to the extent of denying that incinerators emit CO2, pretty much along the same lines of the expressed attitude of waste disposal companies that incineration is a liability-free method of waste disposal.

    Greengairs Incinerator

  • In addition to its ability to be mechanically recycled and composted, NatureWorks® biopolymer has shown favorable properties for use where incineration is the preferred waste disposal system and offers potential for chemical recycling.

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  • “You will inform the Sli that the incineration was an accident.”

    Sins Of Commission

  • There are more appropriate methods - namely incineration - but they'd cost more and necessitate a grown-up debate. - Home Page

  • The incineration was a ridiculous attempt by the government of Guinea to prove that a law enforcement campaign against narcotics exists.

    BBC News - Home

  • Losers were subject to "incineration" or "enslavement," a school administrator was quoted as saying.

    Consequences for playing 'Beat the Jew'

  • It may be thorium fuel, or actinides which need 'incineration'.

    Accelerator-driven nuclear energy

  • Negotiations on the disposal of toxic waste dumps were also continuing Saturday, as some methods of disposal, such as incineration, may transform one POP into another.

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • Later I was told of the "incineration" and his eloquent defense of me, and I thanked him for it.

    The Story of a Pioneer

  • Dr. Zenaida Ochotorena, a chemist trained in the Michigan State University, clarified that the word "incineration" is defined as "burning at a certain high temperature but does not necessarily result in detoxification."

    Davao Today


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