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incinerator

[in-sin-uh-rey-ter] /ɪnˈsɪn əˌreɪ tər/
noun
1.
a furnace or apparatus for burning trash, garbage, etc., to ashes.
Origin of incinerator
1880-1885
1880-85; incinerate + -or2
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incinerator

/ɪnˈsɪnəˌreɪtə/
noun
1.
a furnace or apparatus for incinerating something, esp refuse
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n.

1883, American English, originally in the terminology of cremation, from incinerate + Latinate agent noun suffix -or. Meaning "device for waste disposal by burning" is from 1889.

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