noun, plural cre·ma·to·ries.
- creme de la creme,
- cremer, sir william randal,
Origin of crematory
Examples from the Web for crematory
They wanted “to make it weigh enough that the crematory employees would not become suspicious,” says Goorvitch.
It was at the crematory that she began to pray, and, when she reached the crossing, her heart put up a second plea for guidance.Cloudy Jewel|Grace Livingston Hill
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
"That old tub of your Nanni's is about ready for the crematory," Kenwick observed, as he too began putting up his traps.A Venetian June|Anna Fuller
Within the cell stand the crematory urns, sometimes one, sometimes more.
This done, Smellie came out of the hut, and we stood side by side mournfully watching the crematory process.The Congo Rovers|Harry Collingwood
noun plural -ries
1876, the nativized form of crematorium. From 1884 as an adjective.