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Definition of the noun ash

What does ash mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: ashes

  1. the residue that remains when something is burned
    • lexical domain: Substances - nouns denoting substances
    • more generic word: residue = matter that remains after something has been removed
    • more specific terms:
      • fly ash = fine solid particles of ash that are carried into the air when fuel is combusted
      • bone ash = ash left when bones burn; high in calcium phosphate
  2. any of various deciduous pinnate-leaved ornamental or timber trees of the genus Fraxinus
  3. strong elastic wood of any of various ash trees; used for furniture and tool handles and sporting goods such as baseball bats
    • lexical domain: Plants - nouns denoting plants
    • more generic word: wood = the hard fibrous lignified substance under the bark of trees
    • substance of: ash tree = any of various deciduous pinnate-leaved ornamental or timber trees of the genus Fraxinus

Alternative definition of the noun ash


  1. The solid remains of a fire.
  2. [chemistry] The nonaqueous remains of a material subjected to any complete oxidation process.
  3. Fine particles from a volcano, volcanic ash.
  4. [context: in plural] Human (or animal) remains after cremation.
  5. [figuratively] What remains after a catastrophe.
  6. A shade tree of the genus [spelink, Fraxinus]
  7. The wood of this tree.
  8. The traditional name for the ae ligature (æ), as used in Old English.

Definition of the verb ash

What does ash mean as a doing word?

verb - inflections: ashed | ashing | ashes

  1. convert into ashes
    • lexical domain: Change - verbs of size, temperature change, intensifying, etc.
    • more generic words: alter / change / modify = cause to change; make different


  1. Ash: In analytical chemistry, ashing is the process of mineralization for preconcentration of trace substances prior to chemical analysis. Ash is the name given to all non-aqueous residue that remains after a sample is burned, which consists mostly of metal oxides.
  2. Ash a.k.a. Āsh is part of Iranian cuisine and Turkish cuisines, similar to soup but thicker, which is usually served hot. Depending on the type of āsh, it could contain different types of grain, legumes, vegetables, herbs, onions, oil, meat, garlic, reshteh and spices, such as salt, pepper, turmeric, saffron, etc.
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"Ash" a.k.a. "Ash: A Secret History" is a fantasy novel by author Mary Gentle, published in 2000. Set in the 15th century, the novel blends elements of fantasy, alternate history, and secret history. In the United States, it was published in four paperback volumes: A Secret History, Carthage Ascendant, Wild Machines, and Lost Burgundy.


  1. "Ash" is a 2013 short drama film written and directed by Yasmina Hatem.
  2. "Ash" is a 2013 short documentary history film directed by Nathan Duncan.
  3. "Ash" is a historical documentary drama film directed by Herbert Sveinbjörnsson.
    • also known as Aska
    • country: Iceland
    • language: Icelandic Language
    • genres: Historical Documentaries, Drama
    • released on
  4. "Ash" is a 2012 short film directed by Taj Jenkins Musco and written by Su Ching Teh.
  5. "Ash" is a drama film directed by Thomas Geraty.


  1. "ASH" is a musical album of BAISER.
    • released on (18 years ago)
  2. "Ash" is a musical EP of Paul Cat.
    • released in (28 years ago)


  1. Ash a.k.a. Ashton Kutcher: Christopher Ashton Kutcher is an American actor, producer, investor and former model.
  2. Ash a.k.a. Ashley Tisdale: Ashley Michelle Tisdale is an American actress, singer, and producer. During her childhood, she appeared in more than 100 TV advertisements and had roles in theatre and television shows. In 2004, she was cast as Maddie Fitzpatrick in Disney Channel's The Suite Life of Zack & Cody, and rose to prominence in 2006 as Sharpay Evans in the television film High School Musical. The High School Musical series included three films and the spin-off Sharpay's Fabulous Adventure. Tisdale's resultant popularity led her to sign a record deal with Warner Bros. Records in 2006. Her debut album, Headstrong, was certified gold by the Recording Industry Association of America and features the single "He Said She Said". Two years later, Tisdale released her second studio album, Guilty Pleasure. In 2013, she announced plans to make music again and confirmed that she has been recording her third studio album.
  3. Ash a.k.a. Aishwarya Rai Bachchan: Aishwarya Rai, also known as Aishwarya Rai Bachchan, is an Indian film actress and model. Rai has established herself as a leading contemporary actress of Indian cinema and has become one of Bollywood's highest-paid actresses. She has received several awards and nominations, including two Filmfare Awards, and was awarded with the Padma Shri by the Government of India in 2009, and the Ordre des Arts et des Lettres by the Government of France in 2012. She is regarded as one of the most popular and influential celebrities in India, and is often cited in the media as the "most beautiful woman in the world".
  4. Ash are a Northern Irish alternative rock band, formed in Downpatrick in 1992 by vocalist and guitarist Tim Wheeler, bassist Mark Hamilton and drummer Rick McMurray. As a three-piece, they released mini-album Trailer in 1994, followed by 1977 in 1996. This 1996 release was named by NME as one of the 500 greatest albums of all time. After the success of their full debut the band recruited Charlotte Hatherley as a guitarist and vocalist, releasing their second record Nu-Clear Sounds in 1998. After narrowly avoiding bankruptcy the band released Free All Angels in 2001 and a string of successful singles.
    • members:
    • genres: Indie rock, Alternative rock, Pop punk, Punk rock, Britpop, Grunge, Rock music, Hard rock, Power pop, Indie pop
    • albums: "Petrol", "Uncle Pat", "Trailer", "Kung Fu", "Girl From Mars", "Angel Interceptor", "Goldfinger", "1977", "Oh Yeah", "Live at the Wireless", "A Life Less Ordinary", "Jesus Says", "Nu-Clear Sounds", "Wild Surf", "Shining Light", "Burn Baby Burn", "Free All Angels", "Sometimes", "Candy", "There's a Star", "Envy", "Intergalactic Sonic 7"s", "Jack Names the Planets", "Satellite Transmissions, Volume 1", "Clones", "Orpheus", "Starcrossed", "Renegade Cavalcade", "Meltdown", "Polaris", "You Can't Have It All", "Twilight of the Innocents", "End of the World", "Garage Girl", "A–Z Series", "Solar Happy", "Shed", "Home Demo", "Pipe Smokin' Brick", "Return of White Rabbit", "Space Shot", "Command", "A-Z, Volume 1", "Ichiban", "Arcadia", "A-Z, Volume 2", "True Love 1980", "Pripyat", "Tracers", "Neon"
    • film directed: Slashed
    • some of the nominations and awards:
        • nominated to Brit Award for British Breakthrough Act
        • nominated to NME Award for Best Single - "Burn Baby Burn"
        • nominated to NME Award for Best Live Act
        • NME Award for Best Single - "Burn Baby Burn"
        • nominated to NME Award for Best Single - "Envy"
        • nominated to NME Award for Best Website - ""
        • nominated to Kerrang! Award for Best Single - "Orpheus"
        • nominated to Kerrang! Award for Best British Band
        • Kerrang! Classic Songwriter Award
    • official website:
  5. Ash a.k.a. Ashlynn Brooke is an American former pornographic actress, feature dancer, and model.
  6. Ash a.k.a. Ashley Judd is an American actress and political activist. She grew up in a family of successful performing artists as the daughter of country music singer Naomi Judd and the sister of Wynonna Judd. While she is best known for an ongoing acting career spanning more than two decades, she has increasingly become involved in global humanitarian efforts and political activism.
  7. Ash a.k.a. Ashlee Simpson: Ashley Nicolle Simpson Ross known by the stage name Ashlee Simpson, is an American singer, songwriter, and actress. The younger sister of Jessica Simpson, she rose to prominence as a participant in her sister's reality show Newlyweds: Nick and Jessica, and starred in the spin-off program The Ashlee Simpson Show which portrayed her creating her debut album, Autobiography. The album was released after the show's first season and went to the top of the album chart. Following a North American concert tour and a film appearance, Simpson released her second number-one album, I Am Me. Simpson assumed creative control over her third studio album, Bittersweet World.
  8. Ash a.k.a. Ashley Benson: Ashley Victoria Benson is an American actress and model, known for her role as Hanna Marin on the mystery-thriller television series Pretty Little Liars. She has also portrayed Abigail Deveraux on the NBC soap opera Days of our Lives, Mia Torcoletti on the supernatural television series Eastwick, and Brit in the 2012 crime thriller film Spring Breakers.
  9. Ash a.k.a. Ashley Greene: Ashley Michele Greene is an American actress and model, best known for playing Alice Cullen in the film adaptations of Stephenie Meyer's Twilight novels.
  10. Ash a.k.a. Ashley Olsen: Ashley Fuller Olsen is an American actress, fashion designer, producer, author, and businesswoman. She co-founded luxury fashion brands The Row, Elizabeth and James, and the more affordable lines Olsenboye and StyleMint with her twin sister Mary-Kate Olsen.
  11. Ash a.k.a. Ashley Jensen is a Scottish actress. She was nominated for an Emmy for her role on the television series Extras, on which she appeared from 2005–2007. She was also a cast member of the ABC show Ugly Betty and the brief-lived CBS sitcom Accidentally on Purpose.
  12. Ash a.k.a. Ashley Leggat: Ashley Margaret Anne Leggat is a Canadian actress, dancer and singer. She is known for her roles as Casey McDonald in the television series Life with Derek and as Ashley Dunnfield in The Perfect Roommate.
  13. Ash a.k.a. Ashley Argota: Ashley Spencer Argota is an American actress, singer, and student. She is best known for role as Lulu in the Nickelodeon sitcom True Jackson, VP. She also co-starred as Kelly Peckinpaw in Bucket & Skinner's Epic Adventures on Nickelodeon.
  14. Ash a.k.a. Tim Wheeler: Timothy James Arthur Wheeler, known as Tim Wheeler, is a Northern Irish guitarist, songwriter, and vocalist for the rock band Ash. He formed the band with Mark Hamilton and they were originally called Vietnam. Wheeler can be seen playing a Korina Gibson Flying V in almost all of Ash's music videos. He has written nearly all of their notable pieces such as "Oh Yeah", "Shining Light", "Girl From Mars", "Kung Fu", and "Goldfinger". In September 2014 Tim announced details of his debut solo album "Lost Domain" with a release date of 3 November 2014.
  15. Ash a.k.a. Ashley Lilley is a Scottish actress who made her film debut in 2008 film Mamma Mia! The Movie.
  16. Ash: Victor Ash, also known as Ash, is a Copenhagen-based artist originally from Paris, France. Ash primarily works on canvas, lithography, and sometimes installations. He has exhibited regularly in various museums and galleries around the world since the late 1980s.
    • born in (48 years ago)
    • nationality: France
  17. Ash a.k.a. Ashleigh Brennan: Ashleigh Jade Brennan is an Australian former gymnast who was on the Australia Gymnastics Artistic Women's National Team. She participated in the 2008 Summer Olympics, finishing sixth in the team event. She won a pair of team gold medals in the Commonwealth Games at the 2006 and 2010 Games. She won a silver medal at the Commonwealth Games in 2006 and a bronze in 2010. She was selected to represent Australia at the 2012 Summer Olympics.
  18. Ash a.k.a. Ash Baron-Cohen: Ashley Baron-Cohen is an independent English filmmaker also known as simply Ash. He has a bachelor's degree in experimental psychology from Sussex University, and trained as a filmmaker at the Pasadena Art Center.
  19. Ash a.k.a. Ashley Gordon was an Indigenous Australian rugby league footballer for the Newcastle Knights and Penrith Panthers of the National Rugby League. He played at wing and fullback in the NRL and in 1990 was recognised as the best wing of the year winning the Dally M Winger Of The Year.
  20. Ash a.k.a. Ashley Broad is a television producer.
  21. Ash a.k.a. Ashley Hughes is an actor.
  22. Ash a.k.a. Ashley Daniels is an actress.
  23. Ash a.k.a. Lindsay MacDonald is an actress.
  24. Ash a.k.a. Ashley Head is an actress.
  25. Ash a.k.a. Caroline Aberash Parker is the adopted daughter of Mary-Louise Parker.
  26. Ash a.k.a. Ashley Bradnam is a film producer, screenwriter and actor.
  27. Ash a.k.a. Ashley Arnold is an actress.
  28. Ash a.k.a. Ashley Hallford is an actress.
  29. Ash a.k.a. Ashlyn Walker is an actress.
  30. Ash a.k.a. Ashley Stinnett is an actor, film producer, film director, model and politician.
  31. Ash a.k.a. Bridgette Bassa is an actress.
  32. Ash a.k.a. Asher Emmanuel is a film producer, screenwriter, film director.

There are other people with in their name, like Ash Lee, Ben Ash, Big Ash, Bob Ash, Eve Ash, Les Ash, Mel Ash, Rob Ash, Roy Ash, Sam Ash and many others.


  1. ASH is a musical group.
    • albums: "マッチョなheart / ひとりよがり", "Exciter"
  2. Ash is a musical group.
    • album: "Boneyard"
  3. Ash is a musical group.
    • album: "~Aleph~"

There are other groups with in their name, like Ha-Ash, Ha*Ash, Hot Ash, Ash Pool, Ash Riot, Blue Ash, East Ash, Ash Borer, Ash Plant, Black Ash, Cadra Ash, Salem Ash, White Ash, white-ash, Silver Ash, Charlie Ash, Honey to Ash, Relative Ash, Rites of Ash and Wishbone Ash.


  1. Ash a.k.a. Ash Ketchum, known as Satoshi in Japan, is a fictional character in the Pokémon franchise owned by Nintendo. He is the main protagonist of the Pokémon anime and manga series, as well as on various merchandise related to the franchise. In Japanese, the character is voiced by Rica Matsumoto; in English, he was voiced by Veronica Taylor from 1998 until 2006 and the eighth season of the anime series, replaced by Sarah Natochenny for the remainder of the anime and Kayzie Rogers in The Mastermind of Mirage Pokémon television special. His name is derived from the Japanese name and his English motto, "Gotta Catch 'Em All". Ash's dream is to become a Pokémon Master. He is loosely based on Red, the player character from the Generation I games Pokémon Red, Green, Blue and Yellow, as well as the Generation III games Pokémon FireRed and LeafGreen versions. The character's first official appearance in a game was in Pokémon Puzzle League.
  2. Ash is a character in the movie Alien, who was portrayed by actor Ian Holm, who, although known in the U.K. as a stage actor, was at the time unknown to American audiences. Ash serves as the secondary antagonist of the first film. The character is the science officer of the Nostromo, who breaks quarantine by allowing Kane, a member of the crew, back on board after he has been infected by an alien life form. It is later discovered that Ash is not human at all, as he appears, but is in fact a Hyperdyne Systems 120-A/2 android, who is acting upon secret orders to bring back the alien lifeform and to consider the crew "expendable".
  3. Ash is a fictional character on The CW Television Network's ''Supernatural'' portrayed by Chad Lindberg.
  4. Ash is a fictional character from Black Butler.
    • also known as Ashe, Ash Landers
  5. Ash is a fictional character from the 2004 film Rancid.
  6. Ash is a fictional character in the 1998 film Subspecies 4: Bloodstorm.
  7. Ash is a fictional character from the TV show Fighting Foodons.
    • also known as アッシュ, Asshu, Albert
  8. Ash is a fictional character from the 2003 film A Detective Story.

There are other characters with in their name, like Greg Ash, Nina Ash, Sophie Ash, Ash Flanders, Ash Williams.


  1. Ash is a village and civil parish in the far west of the borough of Guildford, Surrey. Ash is on the eastern side of the River Blackwater, with railway station on the Reading-Guildford-Gatwick line, and direct roads to Aldershot, Farnham and Guildford. The 2011 census counted the residents of the main ward of Ash, which excludes Ash Vale, as 6,120. It is within the Aldershot Urban Area and adjoins the riverside in the east of that large town; Ash has a small museum, large secondary school and a library.
  2. Ash is an unincorporated community in Douglas County, Oregon, United States, south of Loon Lake in the Southern Oregon Coast Range. The community is also referred to as Ash Valley.
  3. Ash a.k.a. Nashua Airport at Boire Field is a public use airport located three nautical miles northwest of the central business district of Nashua, a city in Hillsborough County, New Hampshire, United States. Owned by the Nashua Airport Authority, this airport is included in the National Plan of Integrated Airport Systems for 2011–2015, which categorized it as a general aviation reliever airport.
  4. Ash is a hamlet approximately 1 km east of the village of Salway, Dorset, England.
  5. Ash is a small civil parish in the South Derbyshire district of Derbyshire, with a population of 98. The parish includes scattered hamlets and Ashe Hall. Today Ashe hall is the Tara Buddhist Centre.
  6. Ash is a hamlet approximately 1 km north of the village of Stourpaine, Dorset, England.
  7. Ash is a hamlet in Somerset, England, situated 3 miles south east of Taunton in the Taunton Deane district.
  8. Ash a.k.a. Ash, Texas: Ash is an unincorporated community in Houston County, Texas. Ash is located 16 miles southwest of Crockett at the western terminus of FM 1280. The community was established in 1870 and named for community leader James B. Ash. Ash had a post office from 1890 to 1909. By 2000, its population was 19.

There are other places with in their name, like Ga'ash, Red Ash, Ash Flat, Ash Hill, Ash Lake, Blue Ash, Cold Ash, Salt Ash, Ash Green, Ash Grove, Ash Point, Ash Sha'm, Ash Shihr, Cross Ash, White Ash, white-ash, Ash Priors, Bracon Ash, Knotty Ash.


  1. Ash was the ancient Egyptian god of oases, as well as the vineyards of the western Nile Delta and thus was viewed as a benign deity. Flinders Petrie in his 1923 expedition to the Saqqara found several references to Ash in Old Kingdom wine jar seals: "I am refreshed by this Ash" was a common inscription.
  2. Ash is an American comic book character created by Joe Quesada and Jimmy Palmiotti, published by Event Comics about a firefighter who gains superpowers from a time-displaced regeneration device from a possible apocalyptic future.
  3. Ash is a ballet made by New York City Ballet's balletmaster in chief Peter Martins to Ash by Michael Torke. The premiere took place Thursday, June 20, 1991, at the New York State Theater, Lincoln Center. Ash was the fourth in a series of collaborations between the choreographer and composer.
  4. Ash is a breed coloring.
  5. Ash a.k.a. Tequiraca language: Tequiraca, also known as Abishira * and Aiwa, is a language spoken in Peru. In 1925 there were between 50 and 80 speakers in Puerto Elvira on Lake Vacacocha. It had been presumed extinct some time in the mid 20th century, but in 2008 two rememberers were found and 160 words and short sentences were recorded.
    • also known as Auishiri, Avirxiri, Ixignor, Tequraca, Agouisiri, Abiquira, Vacacocha, Abigira, Abishira language
  6. Ash a.k.a. Grb2 is a protein.
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Google previewBuckskin Mine Hay Creek II Coal Lease Application (2011)

Environmental Impact Statement

Fly ash is a by-product of burning finely ground coal in a boiler to produce electricity. Physically, fly ash is a fine, powdery material composed mostly of silica and nearly all particles are round. Fly ash is a siliceous material that, in the presence ...

Google previewBoilers (2012)

A Practical Reference by Kumar Rayaprolu

Coal ash (A) see also Ash Coal ash is the incombustible MM left behind when coal is burnt. In the laboratory it is the residue left on complete combustion of coal sample performed in a carefully controlled and specified manner in a muffle ...

Google previewProceedings of the National Conference on Advances in Civil Engineering: Perspectives of Developing Countries (ACEDEC-2003): Structures engineering and geotechnical infrastructure development (2003)

Fly ash is an industrial waste resulting from the combustion of pulverized coal in the boilers at the thermal power...

The bottom ash is that part of the residue which is fused into particles leaving enough to drop out of the furnace gas stream .

Google previewMining and Scientific Press (1907)

VOLCANIC ash is a misnomer. Ash is the product of combustion; the volcanic ' ash' is the result of violent explosion or fragmentary ejection from the vent of a volcano; it is broken rock that has undergone grinding by abrasion, due to the ...

Google previewWith the Witnesses (2017)

Poetry, Compassion, and Claimed Experience by Dale Tracy

Yet the ash is “a concentration of grace in gravity” when it settles on him, in that the ash is a concentration of the letters. The suffering in the letters is concentrated into the weightless transcendent. The letter-reader makes the accounts of ...

Google previewA Compleat Body of Husbandry (1758)

by Thomas Hale

*T* H E ash is a tall and stout tree, Its leaves are com- .*. posed of several smaller , which stand on each fide a stalk with an odd one at the end. The flowers are small and inconsiderable. They consist only of a few short threads. The fruit grows ...

Google previewMaster (2012)

by Reign Crown

Let's not forget about the other toxicant that is in the air and the water supply- Coal Ash . Coal Ash is a waste product of the human consumption of energy through coal. Just in the United States coal is responsible for almost 50 % ...

Google previewMunicipal Solid Waste Incinerator Residues (1997)

by A.J. Chandler, T.T. Eighmy, O. Hjelmar, D.S. Kosson, S.E. Sawell, J. Vehlow, H.A. van der Sloot, J. Hartlén

CHAPTER 9 - BOTTOM ASH Bottom ash is the most significant residual by- product from MSW incineration.

By virtue of combustion temperature and grate design, bottom ash is a slagged material containing lithophilic elements with low ...

Google previewRecycling of Biomass Ashes (2011)

by Heribert Insam, Brigitte A. Knapp

Brigitte Amalia Knapp and Heribert Insam Abstract Biomass ash is a final by- product from biomass incineration and is being...

Biomass ash is the solid residue accumulating from the thermal combustion of plant biomass for heat and electricity ...

Google previewThe New Book of Magical Names (2003)

by Phoenix McFarland

As a magical name, Ash is an excellent choice. It is generally t bought to be a male's name, but it would...

Ash is a good name for bringing leadership and teaching ability, both valuable ...

Google previewThe Chemistry and Technology of Coal, Second Edition, (1994)

by James G. Speight

ash is a very important aspect of coal analysis and involves the use of...

Google previewDictionary of Flavors (2008)

by Dolf De Rovira

The ash test is black salt, mango powder, cumin, and used to determine the mineral content of dried pomegranate seeds.

Google previewEncyclopedia of Disasters (2007)

Environmental Catastrophes and Human Tragedies by Angus Macleod Gunn

Katmai, Alaska, volcanic eruption June 6, 1912 Mount Katmai, west of Kodiak Island Volcanic ash in volume greater than the sum of all other volcanic eruptions in Alaska was ejected and devastated every place within miles of the eruption The ...

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