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cre·ma·to·ri·um

 (krē′mə-tôr′ē-əm)
n. pl. cre·ma·to·ri·ums or cre·ma·to·ri·a (-tôr′ē-ə)
A furnace or establishment for the incineration of corpses.

crematorium

(ˌkrɛməˈtɔːrɪəm)
n, pl -riums or -ria (-rɪə)
Brit a building in which corpses are cremated

cre•ma•to•ri•um

(ˌkri məˈtɔr i əm, -ˈtoʊr-, ˌkrɛm ə-)

n., pl. -to•ri•ums, -to•ri•a (-ˈtɔr i ə, -ˈtoʊr-)
a crematory.
[1875–80]

crematorium, crematory

a place where cremations are done.
See also: Death
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.crematorium - a mortuary where corpses are cremated
dead room, morgue, mortuary - a building (or room) where dead bodies are kept before burial or cremation
2.crematorium - a furnace where a corpse can be burned and reduced to ashes
furnace - an enclosed chamber in which heat is produced to heat buildings, destroy refuse, smelt or refine ores, etc.
gas oven - a cremation chamber fueled by gas
Translations
مَحْرَقَةمُحْرقـه، فُرن إحراق الجُثَث
kramatoriumkrematorium
krematorium
krematorio
krematorij
krematórium
líkbrennsluhús, bálstofa
火葬場
화장장
krematórium
krematorium
เมรุ
krematoryumölü yakma yeri
đài hỏa táng

crematorium

[ˌkreməˈtɔːrɪəm] N (crematoriums or crematoria (pl)) [ˌkreməˈtɔːrɪə] crematory (US) [ˈkreməˌtɔːrɪ]crematorio m

crematorium

[ˌkrɛməˈtɔːriəm] [crematoria] [ˌkrɛməˈtɔːriə] (pl) ncrématorium m

crematorium

, (esp US) crematory
nKrematorium nt

crematorium

[ˌkrɛməˈtɔːrɪəm] n (crematoria (pl)) [ˌkrɛməˈtɔːrɪə](forno) crematorio

cremate

(kriˈmeit) , (ˈkriːmeit) verb
to burn dead (human) bodies. He asked to be cremated, not buried.
creˈmation noun
crematorium (kreməˈtoːriəm) noun
a place where cremation is carried out.

crematorium

مَحْرَقَة krematorium krematorium Krematorium κρεματόριο crematorio krematorio crématorium krematorij crematorio 火葬場 화장장 crematorium krematorium krematorium crematório крематорий krematorium เมรุ krematoryum đài hỏa táng 火葬场
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