Definition of crematory in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈkrɛmət(ə)ri/

noun (plural crematories)

North American term for crematorium.
Example sentences
  • As soon as there is a decision placing high-voltage towers, crematories, waste dumps and incinerators or designated SARS-treatment centers in a certain place, local residents are certain to launch mass protests.
  • Experimental studies and records of modern crematories suggest that approximately 643,000 kcal of heat is required to cremate an average 70-kg human body.
  • His ‘best engineering opinion’ was that none of the facilities examined were ever utilised for the execution of human beings and that the crematories could not have supported the work load attributed to them.


Relating to cremation.
Example sentences
  • The settlement also calls for the owners to preserve 2 acres of crematory property as a memorial to the dead.
  • The work, 9 feet high, 3 wide and nearly a foot deep, is titled for the grids of crematory niches.
  • As part of the settlement, the building on the crematory property will be removed and no other structures will be put up to maintain a natural state where the remains were found.

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