embalm Meaning, definition in Cambridge English Dictionary
Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

Meaning of "embalm" - English Dictionary

See all translations

embalmverb [T]

uk   us   /ɪmˈbɑːm/
to use chemicals to prevent a dead body from decaying
embalmer
noun [C] uk   /-bɑː.mər/  us   /-bɑː.mɚ/
Translations of “embalm”
in Vietnamese ướp (xác chết)…
in Spanish embalsamar…
in Thai ดองศพ…
in Malaysian mengawet…
in French embaumer…
in German einbalsamieren…
in Chinese (Traditional) (用藥物等)對(屍體)進行防腐處理…
in Indonesian membalsem…
in Russian бальзамировать…
in Turkish mumyalamak…
in Chinese (Simplified) (用药物等)对(尸体)进行防腐处理…
in Polish balsamować…
(Definition of embalm from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
What is the pronunciation of embalm?
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

Definitions of “embalm” in other dictionaries

Word of the Day
tweet

a short remark or piece of information published on Twitter�

Word of the Day

The cake was made by my sister: how to use the passive in English.
The cake was made by my sister: how to use the passive in English.
by Liz Walter,
June 24, 2015
Look at these two sentences: My sister made the cake. The cake was made by my sister. Both these sentences mean the same. The first is an active sentence: it tells you what the sister did. The second is a passive sentence: it tells you what happened to the cake. Here are

Read More 

burger noun
burger noun
June 29, 2015
a menu on a computer screen comprising three short parallel horizontal lines which the user clicks to see options Definitely use a burger. You could put the settings in the burger menu too. Fix the settings to the bottom of the burger menu and use a vertically scrolling contact list that scrolls behind

Read More