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incineration

 [in-sin″ĕ-ra´shun]
the act of burning to ashes.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

incineration

(ĭn-sĭn″ĕr-ā′shŭn) [L. in, into, + cineres, ashes]
Destruction by fire; cremation.
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ISLAMABAD -- After 11 years, two fully functional incinerators were installed at the largest tertiary care hospital in the federal capital.
He said the incinerator with having dual chambers can convert the waste into infection free ash, which could be safely dumped.
"The process of installation of this incinerator is underway, which will have a capacity to burn around 100 kg hospital waste an hour.
BIFFA have not committed to any concrete plans for utilizing the incinerator to generate electricity for the National Grid, nor to invest in such a development.
Member of Parliament for Ramotswa, Mr Samuel Rantuana had wanted to know if her ministry would consider outsourcing the services and operation of the incinerators at the landfill as the district council could not cope with the maintenance of the facility.
Thosefamiliar with this newalternative are still morecomfortable following theold way of cremating whilemany others hardly knowabout the incinerator.However, the old dieselincinerator was replacedby an electric one in 2013because the former resultedin cases of half-burnt bodiesand other complications.