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incineration

 [in-sin″ĕ-ra´shun]
the act of burning to ashes.
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incineration

(ĭn-sĭn″ĕr-ā′shŭn) [L. in, into, + cineres, ashes]
Destruction by fire; cremation.
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But then to contact the council to collect your cat and to be told it had already been incinerated is just devastating.
Cathryn told the Western Mail: "I asked a nurse what would happen to my baby and she just said quite matter-of-factly that it would be incinerated with the rest of the day's waste.
The remains of the fetuses were termed "clinical waste" and incinerated, while some were used in "waste-to-energy" systems in order to generate heat.
Canton has incinerated sewage sludge for decades, but needs a new outlet because of new air pollution rules that would require at least $30 million to make improvements, the Beacon Journal reported.
The French Interior Minister stated that the number of burned cars and motorbikes this new year's eve did not exceed the norm compared with last few years, pointing out that 83 cars were incinerated in Seine-San-Donnez in Paris suburbs, 72 cars in Horanne and 70 cars in Paranne in eastern France.
Washington, Feb 29 ( ANI ): The remains of some of the victims of the 9/11 terror attacks were incinerated and dumped in a landfill, a new Pentagon report has revealed.
Shimada city in Shizuoka Prefecture, southwest of Tokyo, said Monday it has confirmed the safety of ash from incinerated debris generated by the March 2011 earthquake and tsunami disaster that it has accepted from Yamada, a coastal town in Iwate Prefecture.
But opposition councillors and green campaigners have criticised part of the agreement that will see 26,500 tonnes of waste incinerated at an energyfrom-waste (EFW) plant in Teesside.
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Instead, the waste is put in sacks and either dumped in landfill or incinerated.
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