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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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Kirklees Council says that the replacement of the inefficient equipment, with the option to install a third cremator in Dewsbury in the future, has been planned for some time.
"The curtains are opened again, and usually within 10 minutes or so, the body is placed in a cremator for cremation.
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.
However, the Bahrain Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (BSPCA) is exploring possibilities to set up a private cremator, but said it could prove to be unfeasible.
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.
But Gaynor said no Birmingham crematorium could cremate her because her coffin was bigger than their cremators. 'I'm devastated because we are going against what she wanted,' said Gaynor, aged 38, from Kings Norton.
New cremators at Yardley Crematorium are costing pounds 900,000.
Cecile Brook A great way to start saving money would be to harvest all the energy from the cremators and put it back into either the council buildings or the national grid.