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incinerate

verb blaze, burn, burn to a cinder, burn up, burning to ashes, catch fire, conflagrate, deflagrate, fire, ignite, incandesce, inflame, kindle, light up, melt down, roast, scald, scorch, sear, singe, smolder, strike a light
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See also: burn, deflagrate, destroy, efface
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Lord Justice Dyson, sitting with Lord Justice Thorpe and Lord Justice Jonathan Parker, said it was Defra's case that there simply was not 'the capacity' to incinerate such a large volume.
Scientists have also created penetration bombs designed to incinerate stocks of chemical and biological agents rather than risk blowing them up.
The couple agreed for a post-mortem examination provided she was buried or cremated but this week heard policy had been to incinerate foetal remains.
Using this power supply for plasma torches to incinerate waste is a unique application and we can envision a potential growth market for these type of systems as waste disposal becomes a growing global concern.
Her remains were transferred to Beaumont Hospital in Dublin where a firm contracted to incinerate documents unknowingly cremated the remains of the body.
Four years ago, the Department of Defense (DOD) broke ground inside the Tooele Army Depot for a plant to incinerate the toxic mustard gas and nerve agents it maintains there.
It demands Britain destroy all cattle over 30 months old and incinerate the carcasses rather than sell them for meat, as is the normal practice.
It's a welcome respite from new shows that incinerate on takeoff.
The agency has announced that it plans to incinerate contaminated sediments dredged from Love Canal sewers and creeks and then to deposit the nontoxic residue at the Love Canal site.
At capacity, the permits owned by Florida Bio-Compliance allow the company to incinerate in excess of 20,000,000 pounds of bio-hazardous waste each year.