Definitions for ASHæʃ
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Random House Webster's College Dictionary
the powdery residue of matter that remains after burning.
finely pulverized lava thrown out by a volcano in eruption.
a light, silvery gray color.
ashes, deathlike grayness; extreme pallor. ruins, esp. the residue of something destroyed; remains; vestiges. mortal remains, esp. after decay or cremation. anything symbolic of penance, regret, remorse, or the like.
Origin of ash:
bef. 950; ME a(i)sshe, OE asce, æsce; c. Fris esk, OHG, ON aska, Go azgo; akin to L ārēre be dry (see arid ), Skt asa- ashes
any of various trees of the genus Fraxinus, of the olive family, esp. F. excelsior, of Europe and Asia, or F. americana, of North America, having opposite, pinnate leaves and purplish flowers in small clusters.
the tough, straight-grained wood of any of these trees.
the ligature or phonetic symbol “æ.”
Origin of ash:
bef. 900; ME asshe, OE æsc, c. OS, OHG asc, ON askr; akin to L ornus mountain ash
the residue that remains when something is burned
ash, ash tree(noun)
any of various deciduous pinnate-leaved ornamental or timber trees of the genus Fraxinus
strong elastic wood of any of various ash trees; used for furniture and tool handles and sporting goods such as baseball bats
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Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary
the powder remaining after burning
smoke and ash
a tree with gray bark
a street lined with ashes and oaks
for someone who lived near ash trees.
transferred from the surname.
A diminutive of the female given names Ashley and Ashlee.
Origin: asshe, from æsce, from askōn (compare jiske, Dutch as, German Asche, aska), from h₂éhₓōs (compare Hittite , Ancient Greek ἄζα, Albanian hi, Old Armenian աճիւն, Ormuri yānak, Sanskrit आस).
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 (F. Americana)
the tough, elastic wood of the ash tree
sing. of Ashes
to strew or sprinkle with ashes
Ash are an alternative rock band that formed in Downpatrick, Northern Ireland in 1992. The band has sold 8 million albums worldwide.
British National Corpus
Rank popularity for the word 'ASH' in Nouns Frequency: #2510
Translations for ASH
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary
the dust etc that remains after anything is burnt
cigarette ash; the ashes of the bonfire.
- cinzaPortuguese (BR)
- die AscheGerman
- 灰Chinese (Trad.)
- попіл, золаUkrainian
- 灰Chinese (Simp.)
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