- 1 (often plural/frecuentemente plural) ceniza (feminine) the city lay in ashes la ciudad había quedado reducida a cenizas the building was reduced o burned to ashes by the fire el edificio quedó reducido a cenizas en el incendio to rise from the ashes [literary/literario] renacer* de las cenizas [literary/literario] ashes to ashes, dust to dust polvo eres y en polvo te convertirásMore example sentences
- He looked over at her, raising his eyebrow, tapping his cigarette and sending burning ashes into the air.
- Rubbing cigarette ashes, powdered pumice, or a piece of walnut into spots may also help remove them.
- The three African generals sat around a table, tipping cigarette ash into a marble tray and tutting about the revolution going on outside.
- 2(ashes plural)(cremated remains) cenizas (feminine plural)More example sentences
- Two months after the Staff of Energy was destroyed, Will's body was burned into ashes and thrown into the Atlantic Ocean.
- A funeral director later identified the substance as human ashes.
- He is part of the team investigating what is happening to the growing volume of human ashes now removed from crematoria.