Ash

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Ash may refer to:

Products of fire, incineration or combustion[edit]

The solid remains of fires, such as:

  • Ash (analytical chemistry), the compounds that remain after a scientific sample is burned; commonly reported as a percentage on pet food labels
  • Bottom ash, products of coal combustion
  • Cigar ash, the ash produced when a cigar is smoked
  • Fly ash, product of coal combustion
  • Incinerator bottom ash, a form of ash produced in incinerators
  • Vibhuti, the ash of cow dung and several other substances, used in Hindu rituals
  • Wood ash, products of wood combustion
  • Ashes or remains, dried bone fragments left from cremation

Trees and shrubs[edit]

  • Fraxinus, genus of flowering plants in the olive and lilac family
  • Australian Mountain Ash, common name for Eucalyptus regnans
  • Zanthoxylum (Prickly Ash), genus of about 250 species of deciduous and evergreen trees and shrubs in the citrus or rue family, Rutaceae
  • Sorbus, genus of about 100–200 species of trees and shrubs in the subfamily Maloideae of the Rose family Rosaceae
  • Sorbus aucuparia, also known as European mountain ash

Linguistics[edit]

Media and entertainment[edit]

Organizations and schools[edit]

People[edit]

  • Ash (name)
  • Asca, Ashe, Esche, Askir, Askr, Oesc, Aesc, the basis for a class of European names derived from the name of the ash tree used with a mystical or magical significance, as in Ascaric

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Science and technology[edit]

Other meanings[edit]

  • Ash (Persian food), similar to soup but thicker, which is usually served hot
  • Ash (god), the ancient Egyptian god of oases
  • AA-5 Ash, NATO reporting name for the Bisnovat (later Molniya) R-4, an early Soviet long-range air-to-air missile
  • Ash Wednesday, Christian religious holiday
  • Ash Thursday, Icelandic volcanic events in 2010

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