Meaning of ASH in English

ASH

(~es)

1.

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

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

He brushed the cigarette ~ from his sleeve...

N-UNCOUNT: also N in pl

2.

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

N-PLURAL: usu poss N

3.

An ~ 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 ~.

N-UNCOUNT

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