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cre·ma·to·ri·um

 (krē′mə-tôr′ē-əm)
n. pl. cre·ma·to·ri·ums or cre·ma·to·ri·a (-tôr′ē-ə)
A furnace or establishment for the incineration of corpses.
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crematorium

(ˌkrɛməˈtɔːrɪəm)
n, pl -riums or -ria (-rɪə)
Brit a building in which corpses are cremated
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cre•ma•to•ri•um

(ˌkri məˈtɔr i əm, -ˈtoʊr-, ˌkrɛm ə-)

n., pl. -to•ri•ums, -to•ri•a (-ˈtɔr i ə, -ˈtoʊr-)
a crematory.
[1875–80]
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crematorium, crematory

a place where cremations are done.
See also: Death
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.crematorium - a mortuary where corpses are cremated
dead room, morgue, mortuary - a building (or room) where dead bodies are kept before burial or cremation
2.crematorium - a furnace where a corpse can be burned and reduced to ashes
furnace - an enclosed chamber in which heat is produced to heat buildings, destroy refuse, smelt or refine ores, etc.
gas oven - a cremation chamber fueled by gas
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Translations
مَحْرَقَةمُحْرقـه، فُرن إحراق الجُثَث
kramatoriumkrematorium
krematorium
krematorio
krematorij
krematórium
líkbrennsluhús, bálstofa
火葬場
화장장
krematórium
krematorium
เมรุ
krematoryumölü yakma yeri
đài hỏa táng

crematorium

[ˌkreməˈtɔːrɪəm] N (crematoriums or crematoria (pl)) [ˌkreməˈtɔːrɪə] crematory (US) [ˈkreməˌtɔːrɪ]crematorio m
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crematorium

[ˌkrɛməˈtɔːriəm] [crematoria] [ˌkrɛməˈtɔːriə] (pl) ncrématorium m
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crematorium

, (esp US) crematory
nKrematorium nt
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crematorium

[ˌkrɛməˈtɔːrɪəm] n (crematoria (pl)) [ˌkrɛməˈtɔːrɪə](forno) crematorio
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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.
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crematorium

مَحْرَقَة krematorium krematorium Krematorium κρεματόριο crematorio krematorio crématorium krematorij crematorio 火葬場 화장장 crematorium krematorium krematorium crematório крематорий krematorium เมรุ krematoryum đài hỏa táng 火葬场
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Dignity Funerals operate nine of the top ten of the most expensive crematoriums in the UK with costs ranging between PS934 and PS956.
New anti-pollution equipment and larger coffins have resulted in the average cost of cremations at public crematoriums increasing by a third over the last five years, the BBC revealed on Wednesday.
While protesters argue building on land at Tyddyn Starkey Farm will trigger traffic problems and sacrifice green barrier land, supporters say the new-build would mean bereaved families would not have to travel long distances to other crematoriums.
From January 2013, the Government has asked all local authorities to reduce emissions of crematoria mercury from crematoriums by 50%.
But the problem is many of the crematoriums in the area cannot handle large coffins so we have to look elsewhere to cater for families who come to us.
Richard Evans, managing director of the Westerleigh Group, said: "The crematorium will include the most up-to-date technology and filters and will provide a peaceful place for mourners and will relieve pressure from packed crematoriums in Wirral and Chester."
'I only ever wanted Robert to be remembered with dignity and I think it is a disgrace that crematoriums in Scotland said they could not take him.'
Nick Baines, head of bereavement services at the city council, said crematoriums were sited away from intrusion out of respect for the bereaved.
Crematorium committee chairman Coun John Daniel said other crematoriums, such as Glyntaff in Pontypridd, had no collection policies.
Rugby families often have to wait up to three weeks to have relatives cremated because of a constant backlog of cases at crematoriums in Canley, Coventry, and in Oakley Wood.
"I've been at other crematoriums, and it feels like a conveyer belt.