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ashnoun [C/U]

 us   /æʃ/
the ​soft, ​gray or ​black, ​powderysubstanceleft after something has ​burned: [U] volcanic ash [C] We ​cleaned the ashes out of the ​fireplace.
a ​tree that has a ​smoothgraybark (= ​strongoutercovering), or the hard ​wood of this ​tree
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ashnoun

uk   /æʃ/  us   /æʃ/
  • ash noun (POWDER)

[U] the ​softgrey or ​blackpowder that is ​left after a ​substance, ​especiallytobacco, ​coal, or ​wood, has ​burned: cigarette ash
ashes [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.

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ASHnoun

uk   /æʃ/  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
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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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