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crematory


  3  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Crematorium  \Crem`a*to"ri*um\  (kr?m`?-t?"r?-?m),  Crematory 
  \Crem"a*to*ry\  (kr?m"?-t?-r?),  n.;  pl  {Crematoriums}  (-[u^]mz), 
  {Crematories}  (-r?z).  [NL.  crematorium,  fr  L.  cremator.] 
  A  furnace  for  cremating  corpses;  a  building  containing  such  a 
  furnace. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Crematory  \Crem"a*to*ry\,  a. 
  Pertaining  to  or  employed  in  cremation. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  crematory 
  n  1:  a  mortuary  where  corpses  are  cremated  [syn:  {crematorium}] 
  2:  a  furnace  where  a  corpse  can  be  burned  and  reduced  to  ashes 
  [syn:  {crematorium},  {cremation  chamber}] 




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