cremation

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cre·mate

 (krē′māt′, krĭ-māt′)
tr.v. cre·mat·ed, cre·mat·ing, cre·mates
To incinerate (a corpse).

[Latin cremāre, cremāt-; see ker- in Indo-European roots.]

cre·ma′tion (krĭ-mā′shən) n.
cre′ma′tor n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.cremation - the incineration of a dead body
incineration - the act of burning something completely; reducing it to ashes
Translations
إحْراق جُثَّة ميـتـه
kremacezpopelnění
brændingkremering
líkbrennsla
kremácia
ölüyü yakma

cremation

[krɪˈmeɪʃən] Ncremación f, incineración f

cremation

[krɪˈmeɪʃən] nincinération f

cremation

nEinäscherung f, → Kremation f

cremation

[krɪˈmeɪʃn] ncremazione f

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.

cremation

n. incineración.
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A spokesman for the Authority said: "Whilst we empathise with families and relatives suffering the loss of a loved one, the Snowdonia National Park Authority does not encourage the scattering of ashes on Snowdon summit and surrounding areas.
Family friend Marty Whelan said the send-off had been planned for more than a month, despite strict new Catholic Church guidelines banning the scattering of ashes of the dead.
While the Catholic Church allows cremation as an alternative to burial, it doesn't allow the scattering of ashes back to nature or keeping urns at home.
And while traditional urns and scattering of ashes remain popular choices, many people are choosing a different kind of memorial.