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Definition of ASH

5 definitions found:

Ash \Ash\, n.,
     sing. of {Ashes}.
     [1913 Webster]

     Note: Ash is rarely used in the singular except in connection with chemical or geological products; as, soda ash, coal which yields a red ash, etc., or as a qualifying or combining word; as, ash bin, ash heap, ash hole, ash pan, ash pit, ash-grey, ash-colored, pearlash, potash. [1913 Webster]

     {Bone ash}, burnt powered; bone earth.

     {Volcanic ash}. See under {Ashes}.
        [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]

Ash \Ash\ ([a^]sh), n. [OE. asch, esh, AS. [ae]sc; akin to OHG. asc, Sw. & Dan. ask, Icel. askr, D. esch, G. esche.]
     1. (Bot.) A genus of trees of the Olive family, having opposite pinnate leaves, many of the species furnishing valuable timber, as the European ash ({Fraxinus excelsior}) and the white ash ({Fraxinus Americana}). [1913 Webster]

     {Prickly ash} ({Zanthoxylum Americanum}) and {Poison ash} ({Rhus venenata}) are shrubs of different families, somewhat resembling the true ashes in their foliage.

     {Mountain ash}. See {Roman tree}, and under {Mountain}. [1913 Webster]

     2. The tough, elastic wood of the ash tree.
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     Note: Ash is used adjectively, or as the first part of a compound term; as, ash bud, ash wood, ash tree, etc. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]

Ash \Ash\, v. t.
     To strew or sprinkle with ashes. --Howell.
     [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]

         Almquist SHell (BSD, Unix, Shell), "ash"

V.E.R.A. -- Virtual Entity of Relevant Acronyms (June 2013) [vera]

49 Moby Thesaurus words for "ash":
     alluvion, alluvium, ashes, brand, calx, carbon, charcoal, cinder, cinders, clinker, clinkers, coal, coals, coke, coom, deposition, deposits, diluvium, draff, dregs, dross, ember, embers, feces, froth, fume, fumes, grounds, lava, lees, loess, moraine, offscum, precipitate, precipitation, reek, scoria, scum, sediment, settlings, silt, sinter, slag, smoke, smudge, smut, soot, sublimate, sullage

Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 [moby-thesaurus]

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