a furnace or apparatus for burning trash, garbage, etc., to ashes.
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How to use incinerator in a sentence
If it did, many of the public lands preserved for all of us would have long since been hacked into dune-buggy playgrounds and toxic-sludge incinerators by the yokels whose great-granddaddy ran cattle through here, blah blah blah.
Rumors have persisted for a century that bodies were buried in mass graves around Tulsa, burned in the city’s incinerator and disposed of in the Arkansas River or down mine shafts outside of town.To find answers about the 1921 race massacre, Tulsa digs up its painful past | Helen Thompson | May 27, 2021 | Science News
Promises to shut down a polluting trash incinerator and propose legislation to dramatically expand solar panels have gone unfulfiled.After setting ambitious climate goals, a liberal Md. suburb struggles to take action | Rebecca Tan | April 12, 2021 | Washington Post
Some of that waste is burned without proper incinerators, prompting complaints from local communities over air pollution.How Syria's Decade-Long War Has Left a Toxic Environmental Legacy | Joseph Hincks | March 15, 2021 | Time
And in Copenhagen, BIG Architects are building a new incinerator that also doubles as a wintertime ski slope.
What if he killed himself and there is no body--he threw himself in an incinerator?
Nobody told billionaires to throw their money to a person someone marvelously described as a “GOP money incinerator.”Republicans Allowed Karl Rove to Mislead Them Again | Matt Latimer | November 17, 2012 | THE DAILY BEAST
One, a twin, was burned in an incinerator in the backyard after allegedly dying from respiratory problems at birth.
I saw him not long after you left, Your Majesty, when I went out to inspect the garbage incinerator.Satan and the Comrades | Ralph Bennitt
His métier is to keep the place tidy and the incinerator fires burning.
Hereabouts is an incinerator, always smoking and exploding cartridges that have fallen into it.Australia in Arms | Phillip F.E. Schuler
Therefore, old bandages, pieces of absorbent cotton, and the like should go into the incinerator.If You're Going to Live in the Country | Thomas H. Ormsbee and Richmond Huntley
That's a kind of an incinerator, Collins—a place where the mistakes go up in smoke, at night, when there's nobody to see.This Crowded Earth | Robert Bloch
British Dictionary definitions for incinerator
a furnace or apparatus for incinerating something, esp refuse
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