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ashes at CMU American English spelling Of Explained:


Ashes at English => English (Longman) Of Explained:

the the name given to the competition between the English and Australian cricket teams//

ashes at English => English (Moby Thesaurus II) Of Explained:

57 Moby Thesaurus words for "ashes":
ash, body, bones, brand, cadaver, calx, carbon, carcass, carrion,
charcoal, cinder, cinders, clay, clinker, clinkers, coal, coke,
coom, corpse, corpus delicti, crowbait, dead body, dead man,
dead person, decedent, dross, dry bones, dust, earth,
embalmed corpse, food for worms, fume, late lamented, lava,
mortal remains, mummification, mummy, organic remains, reek,
relics, reliquiae, remains, scoria, skeleton, slag, smoke, smudge,
smut, soot, stiff, sullage, tenement of clay, the dead,
the deceased, the defunct, the departed, the loved one

Ashes at English => English (Eastons 1897 Bible) Of Explained:

angeable, doubtful, dubious, indecisive, unsettled, undecided, undetermined, controvertible, in question, vague, indeterminate, indefinite, ambiguous, equivocal, undefined, undefinable, confused, indistinct, perplexing, enigmatic, paradoxical.[N] (Unsubstantiality): insubstantiality, nothingness, nothing, no part, no quantity, no thing, naught, nil, nullity, zero, cipher, no one, nobody, not a one, no such thing, none in the world, nothing whatever, nothin

Ashes at English => English (Websters 1913) Of Explained:

Ashes \Ash"es\, n. pl. [OE. asche, aske, AS. asce, [ae]sce, axe;
akin to OHG. asca, G. asche, D. asch, Icel. & Sw. aska, Dan.
aske, Goth. azgo.]
1. The earthy or mineral particles of combustible substances
remaining after combustion, as of wood or coal.

2. Specifically: The remains of the human body when burnt, or
when ``returned to dust'' by natural decay.

Their martyred blood and ashes sow. --Milton.

The coffins were broken open. The ashes were
scattered to the winds. --Macaulay.

3. The color of ashes; deathlike paleness.

The lip of ashes, and the cheek of flame. --Byron.

{In dust and ashes}, {In sackcloth and ashes}, with humble
expression of grief or repentance; -- from the method of
mourning in Eastern lands.

{Volcanic ashes}, or {Volcanic ash}, the loose, earthy
matter, or small fragments of stone or lava, ejected by

ashes at English => English (Websters 1913) Of Explained:

Ultramarine \Ul`tra*ma*rine"\, n. [Cf. Sp. ultramarino. So
called because the lapis lazuli was originally brought from
beyond the sea, -- from Asia.] (Chem.)
A blue pigment formerly obtained by powdering lapis lazuli,
but now produced in large quantities by fusing together
silica, alumina, soda, and sulphur, thus forming a glass,
colored blue by the sodium polysulphides made in the fusion.
Also used adjectively.

{Green ultramarine}, a green pigment obtained as a first
product in the manufacture of ultramarine, into which it
is changed by subsequent treatment.

{Ultramarine ash} or {ashes} (Paint.), a pigment which is the
residuum of lapis lazuli after the ultramarine has been
extracted. It was used by the old masters as a middle or
neutral tint for flesh, skies, and draperies, being of a
purer and tenderer gray that produced by the mixture of
more positive colors. --Fairholt.

ashes at English (WD) Of Explained:

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ashes plural
  • Inter: plural of » ash

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    Translation: ar » ashes
    Translation: de » ashes
    Translation: et » ashes
    Translation: es » ashes
    Translation: fa » ashes
    Translation: fr » ashes
    Translation: ko » ashes
    Translation: io » ashes
    Translation: it » ashes
    Translation: sw » ashes
    Translation: ku » ashes
    Translation: li » ashes
    Translation: hu » ashes
    Translation: mg » ashes
    Translation: ml » ashes
    Translation: my » ashes
    Translation: nl » ashes
    Translation: pt » ashes
    Translation: ru » ashes
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    Translation: fi » ashes
    Translation: sv » ashes
    Translation: ta » ashes
    Translation: tr » ashes
    Translation: zh » ashes