Crossword clues for crematorium
Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
The Collaborative International Dictionary
Crematorium \Crem`a*to"ri*um\ (kr?m`?-t?"r?-?m), Crematory \Crem"a*to*ry\ (kr?m"?-t?-r?), n.; pl. Crematoriums (-[u^]mz), Crematories (-r?z). [NL. crematorium, fr. L. cremator.] A furnace for cremating corpses; a building containing such a furnace.
Douglas Harper's Etymology Dictionary
1880, from Latin cremator-, stem of cremare (see cremation) + -orium (see -ory).
n. A place where the bodies of dead people are cremated
Usage examples of "crematorium".
When the sons of bitches fired me forward, they were talking about concentration camps and portable crematoria and even IE.
Setting up a death camp, with its railroad sidings and its around-the-clock crematoria, was not something a moron could do.
For the same reason, he followed the hearse to the funeral home and stayed with Callan and his assistant until Peyser's and Sholnick's bodies were fed into the white-hot flames of the crematorium.
He has argued in vain against the Auschwitz crematoriums, and given up.
The masked "ancestors" followed them out of the courtyard in pairs, moving at a stately walk while the clowns capered and mugged for the spectators lining both sides of the street to the crematorium.
Crematoria vented into the airborne ashes of wills burnt by jealous executors, which mixed with coaldust burnt to keep dying lovers warm.
B gas for euthanasia purposes versus shooting and carbon monoxide asphyxiation, etc etc also detailed correspondence between German industrial firms and SS officials on the design and building of very large-scale crematoriums, etc etc.
The crematoriums remain pretty models in the Central Building Board office, and Berlin has simply been ignoring the disposal problem.
The German gas chambers and crematoriums were not brilliant innovative works of genius.
They found gas chambers, crematoriums, mass graves, thousands and thousands of living skeletons, and countless corpses lying about, all exactly as Berel described Oswiecim.
But to the SS staff waiting for it at the Birkenau ramp, with crematoriums fired up and Sonderkommandos on the alert, it is just one more routine job.
In crossing Poland, the Red Army overran a vast industrial complex and prison camp at Oswiecim, abandoned except by a few dying scarecrows in striped rags, who pointed out some dynamited ruins as crematoriums where millions of people had been secretly murdered.
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It was enough that the rest of the traffic on the road consisted of funeral processions, families walking alongside carts or slow frame cars carrying their dead to the smoking crematoriums that appeared whenever the walls parted.
From a partial analysis of the script, it seems that the wells were actually crematoriums: a deceased Martian would explode when he touched water in the nitrogen dioxide at the bottom.