Incineration

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  • the act of burning something completely; reducing it to ashes

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  • the act of burning something completely; reducing it to ashes

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Incineration Meaning and Definition in Wikipedia


Incineration is a form of waste disposal in which waste is burnt. Incineration converts the waste into ash, flue gas, and heat.

The first incinerators for waste disposal were built in Nottingham by Manlove, Alliott & Co. Ltd. in 1874. They were originally known as destructors.



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  • Pattaya Mail
    BANGKOK, Dec 18 -- Deputy Prime Minister Yongyuth Yuthavong today witnessed the incineration of 2,167 kilograms of narcotics worth Bt6.56 billion in Ayutthaya province. Read more on this news related to 'Incineration'
  • BRIEF-Sound Environmental Resources signs deal on waste incineration power project
    Dec 22 (Reuters) - Sound Environmental Resources Co Ltd * Says signs agreement on waste incineration powergeneration project in henan province for about 400 million yuan($64.30 million) Source text in Chinese: http://bit.ly/1JHR6hy Further company coverage: ($1 = 6.2213 Chinese yuan renminbi) (Reporting By Hong Kong and Singapore newsrooms) Read more on this news related to 'Incineration'
  • Incineration of victim is focus in Coggins murder trial
    MAYVILLE – The incineration of Gordon Skinner, who was set on fire in a chair of his home on Wheeler Road in the Town of Carroll, dominated testimony in Chautauqua County Court on Thursday in the murder trial of Davide Coggins. Read more on this news related to 'Incineration'

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