ash-pan
ash-pan ash-pan n. 1. a receptacle fitted beneath the grate in which ashes collect and are removed. [WordNet 1.5]

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  • ash|pan — «ASH PAN», noun. a shallow pan, usually set under a grate, for collecting ashes, as in a furnace …   Useful english dictionary

  • ash-pan — noun a receptacle fitted beneath the grate in which ashes collect and are removed • Hypernyms: ↑receptacle * * * ashˈ pan noun A tray fitted underneath a grate to receive the ashes • • • Main Entry: ↑ash …   Useful english dictionary

  • ash pan — /ˈæʃ pæn/ (say ash pan) noun a tray for collecting ashes from a fire, as in a steam engine, wood burning stove, etc. Also, ashpan …   Australian English dictionary

  • ash pan — n. a tray fitted beneath a grate in which ashes can be collected and removed …   Useful english dictionary

  • Ash — Ash, n., sing. of {Ashes}. [1913 Webster] Note: Ash is rarely used in the singular except in connection with chemical or geological products; as, soda ash, coal which yields a red ash, etc., or as a qualifying or combining word; as, ash bin, ash… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Ash Wednesday — For other uses, see Ash Wednesday (disambiguation). Ash Wednesday A cross of ashes on a worshipper s forehead on Ash Wednesday Observed by Followers of many Christian denominations, primarily Western Christian (see below) …   Wikipedia

  • Pan —    A vessel of metal or earthenware used in culinary operations; a cooking pan or frying pan frequently referred to in the Old Testament (Lev. 2:5; 6:21; Num. 11:8; 1 Sam. 2:14, etc.).    The ash pans mentioned in Ex. 27:3 were made of copper,… …   Easton's Bible Dictionary

  • Bone ash — Ash Ash, n., sing. of {Ashes}. [1913 Webster] Note: Ash is rarely used in the singular except in connection with chemical or geological products; as, soda ash, coal which yields a red ash, etc., or as a qualifying or combining word; as, ash bin,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Volcanic ash — Ash Ash, n., sing. of {Ashes}. [1913 Webster] Note: Ash is rarely used in the singular except in connection with chemical or geological products; as, soda ash, coal which yields a red ash, etc., or as a qualifying or combining word; as, ash bin,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Makgadikgadi Pan — The Makgadikgadi pans are clearly visible to the right of the dark green broom shaped Okavango Delta in this satellite image of Botswana The Makgadikgadi Pan is a large salt pan in the middle of the dry savanna of northeastern Botswana. It is one …   Wikipedia

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