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fly ash

n.
Fine particulate ash sent up by the combustion of a solid fuel, such as coal, and discharged as an airborne emission or recovered as a byproduct for various commercial uses.

fly ash

n
(Chemistry) fine solid particles of ash carried into the air during combustion, esp the combustion of pulverized fuel in power stations

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n.
fine particles of ash carried out of the flue of a furnace with the waste gases produced during combustion.
[1930–35]
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Noun1.fly ash - fine solid particles of ash that are carried into the air when fuel is combusted
ash - the residue that remains when something is burned
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