English - Vietnamese Dictionary
ash /æʃ/Concise Dictionary
- danh từ
- ((thường) số nhiều) tro; tàn (thuốc lá)
- to reduce (burn) something to ashes: đốt vật gì thành tro
- to turn to dust and ashes
- tiêu tan, tan thành mây khói (hy vọng...)
- danh từ
- (thực vật học) cây tần bì
ashesæʃAdvanced English Dictionary
+the residue that remains when something is burned
+any of various deciduous pinnate-leaved ornamental or timber trees of the genus Fraxinus
+strong elastic wood of any of various ash trees; used for furniture and tool handles and sporting goods such as baseball bats
+convert into ashes
+ nounCollocation Dictionary
1 [U] the grey or black powder that is left after sth, especially tobacco, wood or coal, has burnt: cigarette ash + black volcanic ash + She flicked ash out of the window carelessly.
2 (ashes) [pl.] what is left after sth has been destroyed by burning: The town was reduced to ashes in the fighting. + the glowing ashes of the campfire + (figurative) The party had risen, like a phoenix, from the ashes of electoral disaster. + She had seen all her dreams turn to ashes.
3 (ashes) [pl.] the powder that is left after a dead person's body has been CREMATED (= burned): She wanted her ashes to be scattered at sea.
4 [C, U] (also ash tree) a forest tree with grey bark
See also - MOUNTAIN ASH
5 [U] the hard pale wood of the ash tree
Idioms see SACKCLOTH
1 powder that is left after sth has burnt
glowing, hot, red-hot, smouldering
the glowing ashes of the dying fire
| cold, dead
The fire had died to cold ashes.
Fine ash covered the hill near the volcano.
| bonfire, cigarette, coal, volcanic, wood
A cloud of ash rose from the volcano.
VERB + ASH
flick, tap (used about cigarette ash)
He flicked ash into the ashtray.
| reduce sth to, turn to ~es
a village reduced to ashes by war (figurative) All her dreams had turned to ashes.
ASH + VERB
Ash from the volcano fell over a wide area.
rise from the ashes
(figurative) The party had risen, like a phoenix, from the ashes of electoral disaster.
2 ashes: remains of a dead body
VERB + ASH
His ashes were scattered on his beloved farm.
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