Meaning of ASH in English

ASH

noun

1 powder that is left after sth has burned

ADJECTIVE

▪ glowing , hot , red-hot , smouldering/smoldering

the glowing ~es of the dying fire

▪ cold

The fire had died to cold ~es.

▪ fine

Fine ~ covered the hill near the volcano.

▪ grey/gray

▪ cigarette , volcanic , wood

… OF ASH

▪ cloud

A cloud of ~ rose from the volcano.

VERB + ASH

▪ flick , tap (used about cigarette ash)

He flicked ~ into the ashtray.

▪ reduce sth to , turn to ~es

a town reduced to ~es by war

All her dreams had turned to ~es. ( figurative )

ASH + VERB

▪ fall

Ash from the volcano fell over a wide area.

PHRASES

▪ rise from the ~es ( figurative )

The party had risen from the ~es of electoral disaster.

2 ashes remains of a dead body

VERB + ASHES

▪ scatter , spread

His ~es were scattered on his beloved farm.

▪ bury

Ash is used before these nouns: ↑ blonde , ↑ heap

Ash is used after these nouns: ↑ cigar , ↑ cigarette

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