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incineration

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

incineration

[insin′ərā′shən]
Etymology: L, incinerare, to burn to ashes
the removal or reduction of waste materials by burning.

incineration

(ĭn-sĭn″ĕr-ā′shŭn) [L. in, into, + cineres, ashes]
Destruction by fire; cremation.

incineration

the act of burning to ashes.
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As public outcry grows over suggestions from environmentalists that incinerating cadmium-containing plastics is producing toxic ash that can contaminate groundwater, lawmakers have responded with a rash of proposals such as those mentioned above.
will market in June an easy-to-use tank to turn organic sludge from industrial plants into liquid using microorganisms so the waste can be disposed of without emitting as much carbon dioxide as when incinerating it, company officials said Wednesday.
That marked the start-up of the nation's first full-scale facility for incinerating chemical weapons, a 19-acre plant situated within the remote Tooele (too-ella) Army Depot in northwest Utah.
Other provisions would require that incinerating facilities employ only "trained and certified" supervisors and, by 1993, recycle 25 percent of the trash they process.