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cremate

(krē′māt″, kri-māt′) [L. cremare, to burn to ashes]
To reduce a dead body to ash by burning.
cremation (kri-mā′shŏn)
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We let funeral arrangers know the sizes of our cremators so that the full coffin, including handles, can fit inside the hearth.
The report said: "Some of these increased costs relate to the requirement to invest in new cremators at Anfield and Springwood.
We have considered bringing in a cremator to offer the service but the machine is very expensive and although I am not completely sure I have heard that the running cost is also expensive.
He said IAS plans to open the facility with at least one cremator by mid January.
This involves installing new cremators and a mercury abatement system to comply with environment regulations.
The cremators most people use at the moment are 20 years old but over the years we've seen an increasing number of coffins that are getting larger as bodies get larger.
She added: "We experienced technical difficulties with one of the cremators.
New cremators at Yardley Crematorium are costing pounds 900,000.
The Company's products include cast bronze memorials and other memorialization products, cremators and cremation-related products; mausoleums; printing plates, pre-press services and imaging systems for the corrugated and flexible packaging industries; and marking products and consumables for identifying various consumer and industrial products and containers.
He also operated the cremators and trained new members of staff.
Cremators will also be replaced and new mercury abatement equipment fitted.
Councillor Anthony Harris, Walsall Council cabinet member with responsibility for bereavement services, said: "The extension is one of several changes as part of a pounds 1 million programme, which has also seen three new cremators installed.