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Meaning of CREMATION

Pronunciation:  kri'meyshun

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  the incineration of a dead body
 

CREMATION is a 9 letter word that starts with C.

 

 See Also: incineration

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Cre*ma"tion\ (kr?-m?"sh?n), n. [L. crematio.]
A burning; esp., the act or practice of cremating the dead.

      Without cremation . . . of their bodies. --Sir T.
                                               Browne.

 
Dream Dictionary
 
 Definition: Dreaming that someone is being cremated, represents purification and your strive for perfection.
 
Glossary
 
 Definition: an intentionally burned human interment.
 
Thesaurus Terms
 
 Related Terms: blazing, blistering, branding, burning, calcination, carbonization, cauterization, cautery, cineration, combustion, concremation, cracking, cupellation, deflagration, destructive distillation, distillation, distilling, flaming, funeral pile, incineration, oxidation, oxidization, parching, pyre, pyrolysis, reduction to ashes, refining, scorching, scorification, searing, self-immolation, singeing, smelting, suttee, the stake, thermogenesis, vesication
 

 

 

 

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