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.
References in classic literature ?
He has reduced the body to ashes by his own system of cremation, with the exception of the head--'
The Countess may recoil from handling the acids and watching the process of cremation; but she can surely sprinkle a little disinfecting powder--'
after cremation. (2) This fragment comes from a version of the "Contest of Homer and Hesiod" widely different from that now extant.
With a stride he was at the table and with a sweep of his hand sent the lamp crashing into the fat belly of the general who, in his mad effort to escape cremation, fell over backward, chair and all, upon the floor.
In the meantime the cremation rituals should only take place at a medical waste disposal facility in Awali.
Summary: New Delhi [India], July 20 (ANI): Honouring her wish, the cremation of Congress' stalwart Sheila Dikshit will be done using the CNG method at the city's oldest cremation ground, Nigambodh Ghat, on Sunday at 2.30pm.
"In response to requests from funeral directors and members of the public to offer alternatives to traditional funeral services with their attendant costs, a direct cremation service has just started at Pentrebychan Crematorium.
Bob Collymore has joined a growing list of prominent persons in Kenya who during their lifetime choose cremation over traditional burial.The Safaricom chief executive officer was interred on Tuesday at the Kariokor crematorium in a private function.
However, wealthy and prominent politicians, church leaders and sports personalities are increasingly opting out of the traditional burial ceremonies and choosing cremation, some against the will of their relatives and clans.
Last year, Radiant Heart invested more than $100,000 in equipment to perform water cremation of deceased pets.
Execution of cremation, ie takeover of the deceased, manipulation or cooling before cremation, cremation, cooling of ash, filling into official packaging (incl.
Simplicity Cremations has launched the new service which will provide people with all the practical and essential elements of a cremation, without the obligation to pay for traditional ceremonial elements they might not want.