bone ash


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bone ash

n.
The white, powdery calcium phosphate ash of burned bones, used as a fertilizer, in making ceramics, and in cleaning and polishing compounds.

bone ash

n
(Chemistry) the residue obtained when bones are burned in air, consisting mainly of calcium phosphate. It is used as a fertilizer and in the manufacture of bone china

bone′ ash`


n.
a white ash obtained by calcining bones, used as a fertilizer and in the making of bone china.
[1615–25]
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Noun1.bone ash - ash left when bones burn; high in calcium phosphate; used as fertilizer and in bone china
ash - the residue that remains when something is burned
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