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n. pl. cre·ma·to·ries
Of or relating to cremation.
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Also: crematorial of or relating to cremation or crematoriums
n, pl -ries
another word (esp US) for crematorium
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cre•ma•to•ry(ˈkri məˌtɔr i, -ˌtoʊr i, ˈkrɛm ə-)
n., pl. -ries,
1. a funeral establishment or the like where cremation is done.
2. a furnace for cremating.adj.
3. of or pertaining to cremation.
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a place where cremations are done.See also: Death
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|Noun||1.||crematory - a mortuary where corpses are cremated|
|2.||crematory - 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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