incineration

Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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Examples

  • 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

  • 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.

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  • 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.

    Noble Juice PLA Packaging

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

    Sins Of Commission

  • “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.

    Thestar.com - Home Page

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

    Thestar.com - 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

  • 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'

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