Meaning of ASH in English

ASH

transcription, транскрипция: [ æʃ ]

( ashes)

1.

Ash is the grey or black powdery substance that is left after something is burnt. You can also refer to this substance as ashes .

A cloud of volcanic ash is spreading across wide areas of the Philippines...

He brushed the cigarette ash from his sleeve...

N-UNCOUNT : also N in pl

2.

A dead person’s ashes are their remains after their body has been cremated.

N-PLURAL : usu poss N

3.

An ash is a tree that has smooth grey bark and loses its leaves in winter.

N-VAR

Ash is the wood from this tree.

The rafters are made from ash.

N-UNCOUNT

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