Definition of Incineration

1. Noun. The act of burning something completely; reducing it to ashes.

Generic synonyms: Burning, Combustion
Specialized synonyms: Cremation
Derivative terms: Incinerate, Incinerate



Definition of Incineration

1. n. The act of incinerating, or the state of being incinerated; cremation.

Definition of Incineration

1. Noun. The act of incinerating, or the state of being incinerated; cremation. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Incineration

1. [n -S]

Medical Definition of Incineration

1. High temperature destruction of waste by burning with subsequent reduction to ashes or conversion to an inert mass. (12 Dec 1998)

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Literary usage of Incineration

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1. Journal of the American Chemical Society by American Chemical Society (1894)
"A NEW MUFFLE FOR incineration OF SUGAR.1 BY H. SCHWEITZER AND E. LUNGWITZ. THE incineration of sugar for the determination of ash is generally carried out ..."

2. Dioxin Treatment Technologies by Florence Poillon (1994)
"An infrared incineration mobile pilot unit was developed in 1985 by ... Although infrared incineration has also been employed in remediation of the Florida ..."

3. Projected Costs of Generating Electricity: 2005 Update by OECD Nuclear Energy Agency, International Energy Agency (2005)
"Table 6.3 - Overnight construction costs of waste incineration and landfill gas plants The specific construction costs of the two municipal waste ..."

4. A Dictionary of Applied Chemistry by Thomas Edward Thorpe (1912)
"144) has suggested the addition of calcium acetate in order to prevent the sintering which is so often an obstacle to complete incineration, and has devised ..."

5. Collection and Disposal of Municipal Refuse by Rudolph Hering, Samuel Arnold Greeley (1921)
"CHAPTER X incineration OF REFUSE The disposal of refuse by incineration or ... Municipal refuse incineration, sometimes called destruction or cremation, ..."

6. Review of International Technologies for Destruction of Recovered Chemical by National Research Council (U.S.) (2006)
"incineration Description incineration is the high-temperature oxidation of ... One issue with incineration technology is that organic compounds cannot ..."

7. Ancient Britain and the Invasions of Julius Caesar by Thomas Rice Holmes (1907)
"Inhumation and incineration. Here, as also in France' and Northern Germany,- funerals were performed both by inhumation and incineration. ..."

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