ashtray

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ash·tray

 (ăsh′trā′)
n.
A receptacle for tobacco ashes and cigarette and cigar butts.

ashtray

(ˈæʃˌtreɪ)
n
a receptacle for tobacco ash, cigarette butts, etc

ash•tray

(ˈæʃˌtreɪ)

n.
a receptacle for tobacco ashes.
[1885–90]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.ashtray - a receptacle for the ash from smokers' cigars or cigarettesashtray - a receptacle for the ash from smokers' cigars or cigarettes
receptacle - a container that is used to put or keep things in
Translations
مِنْفَضَةُ السَجائرمَنْفَضَة سَجائِر
popelník
askebæger
tuhkakuppi
pepeljara
hamutartó
öskubakki
灰皿
재떨이
scrumieră
popolník
pepelnik
pepeljara
askkopp
ที่เขี่ยบุหรี่
kül tablasıküllük
gạt tàn thuốc

ashtray

[ˈæʃtreɪ] Ncenicero m

ashtray

[ˈæʃtreɪ] ncendrier mAsh Wednesday nmercredi m des Cendres

ashtray

[ˈæʃˌtreɪ] nportacenere m inv, posacenere m inv

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.

ashtray

مِنْفَضَةُ السَجائر popelník askebæger Aschenbecher σταχτοδοχείο cenicero tuhkakuppi cendrier pepeljara portacenere 灰皿 재떨이 asbak askebeger popielniczka cinzeiro пепельница askkopp ที่เขี่ยบุหรี่ küllük gạt tàn thuốc 烟灰缸
References in classic literature ?
He squared his chest, took out a cigarette, took two whiffs at it, flung it into a mother-of-pearl ashtray, and with rapid steps walked through the drawing room, and opened the other door into his wife's bedroom.
Jackson's last cone of ashes dropped into the brass ashtray at his elbow.
There was a window, and a table and a chair in the window, and upon the table stood a rusty inkstand, an ashtray, an old copy of a French newspaper, and a pen with a broken nib.
One man helping the cause is Smash and Grab Glass Recycling's Geoffrey Galitzine, whose glass-smashing machine helps crush unwanted ashtrays.
Persuade the landlord to sell his ashtrays and you could bag yourself a little nest egg for the era when smoking in pubs and restaurants is a distant memory.
Pocket ashtrays are spreading as more countries ban smoking in enclosed public areas.
The streets of South Wales are being turned into giant ashtrays - just days after the introduction of the smoking ban.
Cannock Chase Council wants businesses to install ashtrays and bins outside their premises before the ban on smoking in enclosed public places starts on July 1.
It's offering cut price bins to businesses and is working on supplying thousands of smokers with portable ashtrays so they can store their butts until they reach a bin.
Interspersed with the pages of text were seemingly unrelated images of landscapes and, oddly enough, of floating ashtrays.
"They used to ask us why we still had ashtrays on the table and couldn't believe it when we told them the reason.