Definitions of crematorium
  1. noun
    a furnace where a corpse can be burned and reduced to ashes
    synonyms: cremation chamber, crematory
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    gas oven
    a cremation chamber fueled by gas
    type of:
    an enclosed chamber in which heat is produced to heat buildings, destroy refuse, smelt or refine ores, etc.
  2. noun
    a mortuary where corpses are cremated
    synonyms: crematory
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    type of:
    dead room, morgue, mortuary
    a building (or room) where dead bodies are kept before burial or cremation
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