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ash 1

 (ăsh)
n.
1. The grayish-white to black powdery residue left when something is burned.
2. Geology Pulverized particulate matter ejected by volcanic eruption.
3. The mineral residue of incinerated organic matter, used as an additive in pet foods.
4. ashes Ruins: the ashes of a lost culture.
5. ashes Bodily remains, especially after cremation or decay.
v. ashed, ash·ing, ash·es
v.tr.
To reduce or convert to ash: ash a tissue sample for analysis.
v.intr.
Informal To drop ashes from a cigar or cigarette: accidentally ashed on his own sleeve.

[Middle English asshe, from Old English æsce; see as- in Indo-European roots.]

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ash2
white ash
Fraxinus americana

ash 2

 (ăsh)
n.
1. Any of various chiefly deciduous trees of the genus Fraxinus, having opposite, pinnately compound leaves, clusters of small flowers, and one-seeded winged fruits.
2. The strong, elastic wood of this tree, used for furniture, tool handles, and sporting goods such as baseball bats.
3. Linguistics The letter æ in Old English and some modern phonetic alphabets, representing the vowel sound of Modern English ash.

[Middle English asshe, from Old English æsc.]

ash

(æʃ)
n
1. (Elements & Compounds) the nonvolatile products and residue formed when matter is burnt
2. (Elements & Compounds) any of certain compounds formed by burning. See soda ash
3. (Geological Science) fine particles of lava thrown out by an erupting volcano
4. (Colours) a light silvery grey colour, often with a brownish tinge
[Old English æsce; related to Old Norse, Old High German aska, Gothic azgō, Latin aridus dry]

ash

(æʃ)
n
1. (Plants) any oleaceous tree of the genus Fraxinus, esp F. excelsior of Europe and Asia, having compound leaves, clusters of small greenish flowers, and winged seeds
2. (Forestry) the close-grained durable wood of any of these trees, used for tool handles, etc
3. (Plants) any of several trees resembling the ash, such as the mountain ash
4. (Plants) Austral any of several Australian trees resembling the ash, esp of the eucalyptus genus
[Old English æsc; related to Old Norse askr, Old Saxon, Old High German ask, Lithuanian uosis]

ash

(æʃ)
n
(Linguistics) the digraph æ, as in Old English, representing a front vowel approximately like that of the a in Modern English hat. The character is also used to represent this sound in the International Phonetic Alphabet

ASH

(æʃ)
(in Britain) n acronym for
Action on Smoking and Health

ash1

(æʃ)

n.
1. the powdery residue of matter that remains after burning.
2. finely pulverized lava thrown out by a volcano in eruption.
3. a light, silvery gray color.
4. ashes,
a. deathlike grayness; extreme pallor.
b. ruins, esp. the residue of something destroyed; remains; vestiges.
c. mortal remains, esp. after decay or cremation.
d. anything symbolic of penance, regret, remorse, or the like.
[before 950; Middle English a(i)sshe, Old English asce, æsce; c. Frisian esk, Old High German, Old Norse aska, Gothic azgo; akin to Latin ārēre be dry (see arid), Skt asa- ashes]
ash′less, adj.

ash2

(æʃ)

n.
1. any of various trees of the genus Fraxinus, of the olive family, esp. F. excelsior, of Europe and Asia, or F. americana, of North America, having opposite, pinnate leaves and purplish flowers in small clusters.
2. the tough, straight-grained wood of any of these trees.
3. the ligature or phonetic symbol “æ.”
[before 900; Middle English asshe, Old English æsc, c. Old Saxon, Old High German asc, Old Norse askr; akin to Latin ornus mountain ash]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.ash - the residue that remains when something is burnedash - the residue that remains when something is burned
fly ash - fine solid particles of ash that are carried into the air when fuel is combusted
bone ash - ash left when bones burn; high in calcium phosphate; used as fertilizer and in bone china
residue - matter that remains after something has been removed
2.ash - any of various deciduous pinnate-leaved ornamental or timber trees of the genus Fraxinusash - any of various deciduous pinnate-leaved ornamental or timber trees of the genus Fraxinus
ash - strong elastic wood of any of various ash trees; used for furniture and tool handles and sporting goods such as baseball bats
Fraxinus Americana, white ash - spreading American ash with leaves pale green or silvery beneath and having hard brownish wood
Fraxinus caroliniana, swamp ash - small ash of swampy areas of southeastern United States
Fraxinus cuspidata, flowering ash - shrubby ash of southwestern United States having fragrant white flowers
Fraxinus dipetala, flowering ash - shrubby California ash with showy off-white flowers
common European ash, European ash, Fraxinus excelsior - tall ash of Europe to the Caucasus having leaves shiny dark-green above and pale downy beneath
Fraxinus latifolia, Fraxinus oregona, Oregon ash - timber tree of western North America yielding hard light wood; closely related to the red ash
basket ash, black ash, brown ash, Fraxinus nigra, hoop ash - vigorous spreading North American tree having dark brown heavy wood; leaves turn gold in autumn
flowering ash, Fraxinus ornus, manna ash - southern Mediterranean ash having fragrant white flowers in dense panicles and yielding manna
downy ash, Fraxinus pennsylvanica, red ash - smallish American tree with velvety branchlets and lower leaf surfaces
blue ash, Fraxinus quadrangulata - ash of central and southern United States with bluish-green foliage and hard brown wood
Fraxinus texensis, mountain ash - low-growing ash of Texas
Fraxinus tomentosa, pumpkin ash - timber tree of central and southeastern United States having hairy branchlets and a swollen trunk base
Arizona ash, Fraxinus velutina - small shrubby ash of southwestern United States and northwestern Mexico
ash-key - winged seed of the ash tree
tree - a tall perennial woody plant having a main trunk and branches forming a distinct elevated crown; includes both gymnosperms and angiosperms
3.ash - strong elastic wood of any of various ash treesash - strong elastic wood of any of various ash trees; used for furniture and tool handles and sporting goods such as baseball bats
ash tree, ash - any of various deciduous pinnate-leaved ornamental or timber trees of the genus Fraxinus
wood - the hard fibrous lignified substance under the bark of trees
Verb1.ash - convert into ashesash - convert into ashes      
alter, change, modify - cause to change; make different; cause a transformation; "The advent of the automobile may have altered the growth pattern of the city"; "The discussion has changed my thinking about the issue"

ash

noun ashes, embers, cinders a cloud of volcanic ash
Related words
adjective cinereous
Translations
رَماد
popeljasan
aske
cindro
saartuhk
خاکستر
saarnituhka
pepeo
hamu
askaaskuræ
トネリコ
išblyškęspapilkėjęspelenaipeleninė
pelni
asassees
cenuşăfrasinscrum
popol
pepel
jasen
ask

ash

1 [æʃ]
A. N
1. (also ash tree) → fresno m
2. (= wood) → (madera f de) fresno m
B. ADJde madera de fresno
a black ash tableuna mesa negra (de madera) de fresno

ash

2 [æʃ]
A. N (from fire, cigarette) → ceniza f
ashes (gen, mortal remains) → cenizas fpl
to burn or reduce sth to ashesreducir algo a cenizas
ashes to ashes, dust to dust (Rel) → las cenizas a las cenizas, el polvo al polvo
the Ashes (Cricket) trofeo de los partidos de críquet Australia-Inglaterra
to rise out of the ashes of sthsurgir de las cenizas de algo
B. CPD ash bin, ash can (US) Ncubo m or (LAm) bote m or (LAm) tarro m de la basura
Ash Wednesday Nmiércoles m inv de Ceniza
see also ash blond(e)

ash

[ˈæʃ]
n
(= dust) → cendre f
to burn sth to ashes → réduire qch en cendres
(also ash tree) → frêne m
ashes npl (= remains) → cendres fpl
to scatter sb's ashes → répandre les cendres de qn

ash

:
ash bin
nAsch(en)eimer m, → Aschentonne f
ash blond
nAschblonde(r) m
ash blonde
nAschblonde f
ash-blond(e)
adjaschblond
ashcan
n (US) = ash bin

ash

:
ashpan
nAschenkasten m
ashtray
nAschenbecher m
Ash Wednesday

ash

1
n (also ash tree)Esche f

ash

2
n
Asche f; ashesAsche f; to reduce something to ashesetw total or völlig niederbrennen; (in war etc) → etw in Schutt und Asche legen; to rise from the ashes (fig)aus den Trümmern wiederauferstehen; ashes to ashesErde zu Erde ? sackcloth
ashes pl (of the dead)Asche f
(Cricket) the Ashes Testmatch zwischen Australien und England

ash

1 [æʃ] n (of cigarette) → cenere f ashes npl (of fire) → cenere f; (of dead) → ceneri fpl
burnt to ashes → carbonizzato/a

ash

2 [æʃ] n (Bot) → frassino

ash

(ӕʃ) noun
the dust etc that remains after anything is burnt. cigarette ash; the ashes of the bonfire.
ˈashen adjective
(of someone's face etc) very pale with shock etc.
ˈashes noun plural
the remains of a human body after cremation. Her ashes were scattered at sea.
ˈashtray noun
a dish or other container for cigarette ash.

ash

n. ceniza;
___ -coloredceniciento-a.
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