ash Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

Meaning of “ash” in the English Dictionary

"ash" in British English

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uk   us   /æʃ/

ash noun (POWDER)

[U] the ​softgrey or ​blackpowder that is ​left after a ​substance, ​especiallytobacco, ​coal, or ​wood, has ​burned: cigarette ashashes [plural] what is ​left of something after it has been ​destroyed by ​fire, ​especially what is ​left of a ​humanbody after it has been ​burned: Her ashes were scattered at ​sea. Alliedbombingleft Dresden in ashes in 1945.

ash noun (TREE)

[C] a ​foresttree that has a ​smooth, ​grey bark (= ​outercovering), ​smallgreenishflowers, and ​seedsshaped like ​wings [U] the ​wood from an ash ​tree


uk   us   /æʃ/
abbreviation for Action on Smoking and Health: an ​organization in ​Australia, the UK, and the US that ​tries to ​stop the ​sale and use of ​tobaccoproducts
(Definition of ash from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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ashnoun [C/U]

 us   /æʃ/

ash noun [C/U] (POWDER)

the ​soft, ​gray or ​black, ​powderysubstanceleft after something has ​burned: [U] volcanic ash [C] We ​cleaned the ashes out of the ​fireplace.

ash noun [C/U] (TREE)

a ​tree that has a ​smoothgray bark (= ​strongoutercovering), or the hard ​wood of this ​tree
(Definition of ash from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “ash”
in Korean 재…
in Arabic رَماد…
in Malaysian abu…
in French cendre…
in Russian пепел, ясень…
in Chinese (Traditional) 粉末, (尤指煙草、煤、木頭燃燒後的)灰,灰燼…
in Italian cenere…
in Turkish kül, dişbudak ağacı…
in Polish popiół, jesion…
in Spanish ceniza…
in Vietnamese tro…
in Portuguese cinza…
in Thai เถ้าถ่าน…
in German die Asche…
in Catalan cendra…
in Japanese 灰…
in Chinese (Simplified) 粉末, (尤指烟草、煤、木头燃烧后的)灰,灰烬…
in Indonesian abu…
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