What is the difference between nonaqueous and ash?

nonaqueous | ash |

As a adjective nonaqueous

is not aqueous.

As a noun ash is

the solid remains of a fire or ash can be (countable|uncountable) a shade tree of the genus fraxinus .

As a verb ash is

(chemistry) to reduce to a residue of ash see ashing .




  • Not aqueous.
  • ash


    (wikipedia ash)

    Etymology 1

    From (etyl) asshe, from (etyl) ; see it for cognates.


  • The solid remains of a fire.
  • The audience was more captivated by the growing ash at the end of his cigarette than by his words.
    Ash from a fireplace can restore minerals to your garden's soil.
    Ashes from the fire floated over the street.
    Ash from the fire floated over the street.
  • (chemistry) The nonaqueous remains of a material subjected to any complete oxidation process.
  • Fine particles from a volcano, volcanic ash.
  • (in the plural) Human (or animal) remains after cremation.
  • The urn containing his ashes was eventually removed to a closet.
  • (figuratively) What remains after a catastrophe.
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  • Derived terms
    * Ash Wednesday * ash blonde * ash heap * ash hole * ash pan * ash pit * ash stand * ashcan * ashen * ashtray * ashy * the Ashes


  • (chemistry) To reduce to a residue of ash. See ashing .
  • * 1919 , Harry Gordon, Total Soluble and Insoluble Ash in Leather'', published in the ''Journal of the American Leather Chemists Association , W. K. Alsop and W. A. Fox, eds, volume XIV, number 1, on page 253
  • I dried the extracted leather very slowly on the steam bath
  • * 1981 , Hans Weill, Margaret Turner-Warwick, and Claude Lenfant, eds, Occupational Lung Diseases: Research Approaches and Methods'', ''Lung Biology in Health and disease, volume 18 , page 203
  • The inorganic material left after ashing lung tissue specimens not only contains inhaled particles but also very large quantities of inorganic residue derived from the tissue itself.
  • * 1989? , Annals of Botany , volume 64, issues 4-6, page 397
  • Ash and silica contents of the plant material were determined by classical gravimetric techniques. Tissue samples were ashed in platinum crucibles at about 500 °C, and the ash was treated repeatedly with 6 N hydrochloric acid to remove other mineral impurities.
  • * 2010 , S. Suzanne Nielsen, ed, Food Analysis, fourth edition , ISBN 978-1-4419-1477-4, Chapter 12, "Traditional Methods for Mineral Analysis", page 213
  • A 10-g food sample was dried, then ashed , and analyzed for salt (NaCl) content by the Mohr titration method (AgNO3 + Cl ? AgCl). The weight of the dried sample was 2g, and the ashed sample weight was 0.5g.
  • To hit the end off of a burning cigar or cigarette.
  • (obsolete, mostly used in the past tense) To cover newly-sown fields of crops with ashes.
  • * 1847 , H., Ashes on Corn.---An Experiment'', published in the ''Genesee Farmer , volume 8, page 281
  • Last spring, after I planted, I took what ashes I have saved during the last year, and put on my corn
  • * 1849 , in a lettre to James Higgins, published in 1850 in The American Farmer , volume V, number 7, pages 227-8
  • After the corn was planted, upon acre A, I spread broadcast one hundred bushels of lime, (cost $3) and fifty bushels of ashes, (cost $6.)

    Etymology 2

    From (etyl) asshe, from (etyl) ).


  • (countable, uncountable) A shade tree of the genus Fraxinus .
  • The ash''' trees are dying off due to emerald '''ash borer.
    The woods planted in ash will see a different mix of species.
  • (uncountable) The wood of this tree.
  • The traditional name for the ae ligature (), as used in Old English.
  • Derived terms
    * mountain ash * poison ash * prickly ash
    * (tree) ash tree

    See also

    * * Yggdrasil


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