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Webster Dictionary

  1. Ashes

    the earthy or mineral particles of combustible substances remaining after combustion, as of wood or coal

    Etymology: [OE. asche, aske, AS. asce, sce, axe; akin to OHG. asca, G. asche, D. asch, Icel. & Sw. aska, Dan. aske, Goth. azgo.]

  2. Ashes

    specifically: The remains of the human body when burnt, or when "returned to dust" by natural decay

    Etymology: [OE. asche, aske, AS. asce, sce, axe; akin to OHG. asca, G. asche, D. asch, Icel. & Sw. aska, Dan. aske, Goth. azgo.]

  3. Ashes

    the color of ashes; deathlike paleness

    Etymology: [OE. asche, aske, AS. asce, sce, axe; akin to OHG. asca, G. asche, D. asch, Icel. & Sw. aska, Dan. aske, Goth. azgo.]

Freebase

  1. Ashes

    Ashes is the fourth full-length album by the Norwegian band Tristania. The album registers a change in the band's musical style, leaving out the choirs and initiating a heavier sound, with a focus on darker lyrics and the pure vocals of Vibeke Stene. This album is the only one Kjetil Ingebrethsen performed harsh vocals.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Ashes

    ash′ez, n.pl. the dust or remains of anything burnt: the remains of the human body when burnt: (fig.) a dead body: used to express pallor, from the colour of wood-ashes, as in 'pale as ashes,' 'ashy-pale.'—n. Ash′-buck′et, a box or bucket in which house-ashes and general refuse are collected for removal.—adjs. Ash′en, Ash′en-gray.—ns. Ash′ery, a place where potash or pearl-ash is made; Ash′-heap, a heap of ashes and household refuse; Ash′-leach, a tub in which alkaline salts are dissolved from wood-ashes; Ash′-pan, a kind of tray fitted underneath a grate to receive the ashes.—adjs. Ash′y, Ash′y-gray.—To lay in ashes, to destroy utterly by burning. [A.S. asce; Ice. aska.]

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  1. ashes

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of ashes in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of ashes in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Examples of ashes in a Sentence

  1. Ame York:

    You know it is ashes right now. It looks like a war zone, but there is beauty. Beauty In those ashes.

  2. Alexander Mozgovoy:

    I don't think there is only one bomb [of this kind] but definitely not a lot of them, this bomb doesn't leave anything alive. It turns everything in ashes.

  3. Bretlyn Schmidtmann:

    There’s not much left. It’s foundation and burning ashes.

  4. Musin Almat Zhumabekovich:

    It's amazing how rebirth shapes the rethinking of thinking. The birth of your child is also a kind of reincarnation, a continuation of your genetic philosophy based on experience. The thread of philosophy pierces eternity. Flowering of eternity in nobility and love and forgiveness. The body ages and we remove the skin. Like a phoenix is ​​born from the ashes. With each birth we become wiser and wiser on a subconscious level. And the branches of thought that open their branches and so the worldview is formed as branches of the evolution of thinking that form the fruits of enlightenment. And the roots of the subconscious go deep into the world of our intellect. Author: Musin Almat Zhumabekovich

  5. Steven Jenks:

    I wanted to send a very small amount of my mother's ashes to the Moon so that my family for generations to come will have some comfort knowing that no matter where they are or how alone they feel they can look at the Moon and find some peace.

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