- 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.
- 3 3.1 countable/numerable ash (tree) fresno (masculine) 3.2 uncountable/no numerable (wood) (madera (feminine) de) fresno (masculine)More example sentences
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- All products are made of three types of wood: ash from the US, beech from Germany and sapele from Africa.
- Look for wooden handles made out of ash or hickory wood.
- Using thorn, apple and pear woods for heads and ash for the shafts, Philip mastered his craft, revolutionising play with shapes that, literally, broke the mould.
- The woods most often used for balsamic include chestnut, ash tree, cherry, mulberry, juniper and oak.
- The hazelnut tree is associated with fertility while the ash tree carries with it the notion of barrenness.
- A tall ash tree stood out from the rest of the trees that lined the crumbling brick wall, letters carved deeply into the trunk.
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