Etymology
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incineration (n.)

"act of burning to ashes," 1520s, from French incinération (14c.), from Medieval Latin incinerationem (nominative incineratio), noun of action from past-participle stem of incinerare "reduce to ashes" (see incinerate).

updated on December 07, 2020

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Definitions of incineration from WordNet

incineration (n.)
the act of burning something completely; reducing it to ashes;
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