Definition of Crematory

1. Noun. A mortuary where corpses are cremated.

Exact synonyms: Crematorium
Generic synonyms: Dead Room, Morgue, Mortuary



2. Noun. A furnace where a corpse can be burned and reduced to ashes.
Exact synonyms: Cremation Chamber, Crematorium
Generic synonyms: Furnace
Specialized synonyms: Gas Oven

Definition of Crematory

1. a. Pertaining to, or employed in, cremation.

Definition of Crematory

1. Adjective. Pertaining to the act of cremating bodies. ¹

2. Noun. The establishment or furnace that cremates bodies. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Crematory

1. [n -RIES]

Lexicographical Neighbors of Crematory

cremated
cremates
cremating
cremation
cremation chamber
cremationist
cremationists
cremations
cremator
crematoria
crematorial
crematories
crematorium
crematoriums
cremators
crematory (current term)
creme anglais
creme brulee
creme brulees
creme caramel
creme de cacao
creme de fraise
creme de la creme
creme de menthe
cremes
cremini
creminis
cremnocele
cremnophobia

Literary usage of Crematory

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Garbage Crematories in Americaby William Mayo Venable by William Mayo Venable (1906)
"METHOD OF OPERATING ENGLE crematory 27 3. crematory BUILDING AT SOUTH BEND, IND 33 4. ... ENGLE crematory AT THE WORLD'S COLUMBIAN EXPOSITION 89 18. ..."

2. California of the South: Its Physical Geography, Climate, Resources, Routes by Walter Lindley, Joseph Pomeroy Widney (1888)
"The Los Angeles crematory. Los Angeles is not behind other cities of its size in ... At the Rosedale Cemetery there is the only crematory in the United ..."

3. California of the South, Its Physical Geography, Climate, Resources, Routes by Walter Lindley, Joseph Pomeroy Widney (1888)
"The Los Angeles crematory. Los Angeles is not behind other cities of its size in ... At the Rosedale Cemetery there is the only crematory in the United ..."

4. Minutes of Proceedings of the Institution of Civil Engineers by Institution of Civil Engineers (Great Britain) (1890)
"The New crematory at Zurich. ... Both Venini, of Milan, and Siemens, of Dresden, have worked out systems, and have each erected a crematory. ..."

5. Mechanical Draft: A Practical Treatise by Sturtevant, B.F., Co (1898)
"... crematory, Lee and Pennsylvania Avenues, Washington, DC — The discussion of the relative merits of cremation and burial has naturally resulted in the ..."

6. South Eastern Reporter by West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals, West Publishing Company, South Carolina Supreme Court (1913)
"On the contrary, It can have a crematory, and can contract an indebtedness ... The question is not whether the city can have or should have a crematory, ..."

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