incineration

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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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Andrea Davies' cat was killed by a dog but its body was incinerated before she had chance to see her
An investigation by Channel 4 show Dispatches found 27 NHS trusts and boards in England and Wales had incinerated at least 15,500 sets of foetal remains in the past two years.
Another waste to energy facility at Ipswich Hospital, operated by a private contractor, incinerated 1,101 fetal remains between 2011 and 2013.
Abizaid, cited Army and Air Force memos from July and August 2002 directing that an unspecified number of "remains from the Attack on the Pentagon" be incinerated.
The incinerated parts of the helicopter included seat slide and bars, door locks, seat belts, and the casing of the notepad in which the pilot recorded flight information.
About 80 per cent of Birmingham's non-recyclable waste is incinerated with the rest going to landfill.
John Pointon & Sons in Cheddleton, near Leek, will grind the carcasses to a pulp which will be incinerated and the remnants sorted into solids and fats.
Typically, all medical waste is incinerated, but since all Ontario hospital incinerators were to be closed in 2003, there is only one licensed incinerator to handle all of the province's waste.
Constructed from old timber pallets donated by local firms, the structure was ceremonially incinerated on the eve of the Millennium.
In the ensuing conflagration, Medeoan's husband and most of the army are incinerated.
They also can be incinerated or buried, which involves storage, handling, and, for incinerated feathers, emissions control and ash disposal.
A potential codefendant of the Lackawanna Six, he was summarily executed without trial in Yemen by a Central Intelligence Agency missile that incinerated the car he was traveling in.