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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. Fine particulate ash sent up by the combustion of a solid fuel, such as coal, and discharged as an airborne emission or recovered as a byproduct for various commercial uses.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. fine solid particles of ash that are carried into the air when fuel is combusted


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