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in·cin·er·ate

 (ĭn-sĭn′ə-rāt′)
v. in·cin·er·at·ed, in·cin·er·at·ing, in·cin·er·ates
v.tr.
To cause to burn to ashes.
v.intr.
To burn completely.

[Medieval Latin incinerāre, incinerāt- : Latin in-, causative pref.; see in-2 + Latin cinis, ciner-, ashes.]

in·cin′er·a′tion n.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.incineration - the act of burning something completelyincineration - the act of burning something completely; reducing it to ashes
burning, combustion - the act of burning something; "the burning of leaves was prohibited by a town ordinance"
cremation - the incineration of a dead body
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Translations
إحْراق، تَرْميد
zpopelnění
forbrænding
elégetés
brennsla
spopolnenie
yakıp kül etmeyakma

incineration

[ɪnˌsɪnəˈreɪʃən] Nincineración f
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005

incineration

[ɪnˌsɪnəˈreɪʃən] n [waste] → incinération f
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

incineration

nVerbrennung f; (= cremation)Einäscherung f
Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007

incineration

[ɪnsɪnəˈreɪʃn] nincenerimento
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

incinerate

(inˈsinəreit) verb
to burn to ashes.
inˌcineˈration noun
inˈcinerator noun
a furnace or other container for burning rubbish etc.
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Finnish engineering and consulting company Jaakko Poyry Group Oyj said on Monday (12 September) that its subsidiary Electrowatt-Ekono AG had been awarded two contracts for engineering services in waste-to-energy plant replacement investment projects in the cities of Winterthur and Bern, Switzerland.
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