a place, as a funeral establishment, at which cremation is done.
a furnace for cremating.
of or relating to cremation.
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How to use crematory in a sentence
At that point, he gets put on the schedule, and he gets picked up by me, the crematory operator, and he goes into the cremation machine.
I mean, I was blown away by the fact that it was really hard for you to get a job in a crematory.
The book chronicles her first few years working in the funeral industry, and, in particular, working at a crematory in Oakland, California.
Most of our crematories in America do have a very Sturm und Drang, heavy, hot, dirty environment.
You have this scene which made me want to close the book just for a second and take a step back where you get new floors in your crematory machine.
They wanted “to make it weigh enough that the crematory employees would not become suspicious,” says Goorvitch.
There was no longer any one left to gather up the dead; the crematory fire on the Acropolis had gone out.Snnica | Vicente Blasco Ibez
She could get the horses out, perhaps, before the log walls became their crematory.North of Fifty-Three | Bertrand W. Sinclair
Solid refuse should be promptly burned, either in the kitchen fire or in an improvised crematory.Infantry Drill Regulations, United States Army, 1911 | United States War Department
He had omitted to investigate the length of time required to heat the crematory.True Stories of Crime From the District Attorney's Office | Arthur Train
It is then thoroughly mixed with dry ashes from the crematory, and afterwards covered with either grain or grass.
British Dictionary definitions for crematory
of or relating to cremation or crematoriums
another word (esp US) for crematorium
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