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incineration

[in‚sin·ə′rā·shən]
(chemistry)
The process of burning a material so that only ashes remain.
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Lord Justice Dyson, sitting with Lord Justice Thorpe and Lord Justice Jonathan Parker, said it was Defra's case that there simply was not 'the capacity' to incinerate such a large volume.
Scientists have also created penetration bombs designed to incinerate stocks of chemical and biological agents rather than risk blowing them up.
Using this power supply for plasma torches to incinerate waste is a unique application and we can envision a potential growth market for these type of systems as waste disposal becomes a growing global concern.
When some derelict pulls out a magnifying glass and a few dead leaves, starts a bonfire in Parking Lot 2 outside of Staples Center today and everyone figures out it's time to incinerate all recently purchased Lakers car flags.
The United States announced 12 years ago that it would incinerate all of its toxic mustard gas and nerve agents.
The couple agreed for a post-mortem examination provided she was buried or cremated but this week heard policy had been to incinerate foetal remains.
Her remains were transferred to Beaumont Hospital in Dublin where a firm contracted to incinerate documents unknowingly cremated the remains of the body.
Four years ago, the Department of Defense (DOD) broke ground inside the Tooele Army Depot for a plant to incinerate the toxic mustard gas and nerve agents it maintains there.
At capacity, the permits owned by Florida Bio-Compliance allow the company to incinerate in excess of 20,000,000 pounds of bio-hazardous waste each year.