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Definition 1: any of various deciduous pinnate-leaved ornamental or timber trees of the genus Fraxinus - [noun denoting plant]

Synonyms for ash in the sense of this definition

(ash is a kind of ...) a tall perennial woody plant having a main trunk and branches forming a distinct elevated crown; includes both gymnosperms and angiosperms

(... is a kind of ash ) small shrubby ash of southwestern United States and northwestern Mexico

(... is a kind of ash ) timber tree of central and southeastern United States having hairy branchlets and a swollen trunk base

(... is a kind of ash ) low-growing ash of Texas

(... is a kind of ash ) ash of central and southern United States with bluish-green foliage and hard brown wood

(... is a kind of ash ) smallish American tree with velvety branchlets and lower leaf surfaces

(... is a kind of ash ) southern Mediterranean ash having fragrant white flowers in dense panicles and yielding manna

(... is a kind of ash ) vigorous spreading North American tree having dark brown heavy wood; leaves turn gold in autumn

(... is a kind of ash ) timber tree of western North America yielding hard light wood; closely related to the red ash

(... is a kind of ash ) tall ash of Europe to the Caucasus having leaves shiny dark-green above and pale downy beneath

(... is a kind of ash ) shrubby California ash with showy off-white flowers

(... is a kind of ash ) shrubby ash of southwestern United States having fragrant white flowers

(... is a kind of ash ) small ash of swampy areas of southeastern United States

(... is a kind of ash ) spreading American ash with leaves pale green or silvery beneath and having hard brownish wood

(... is an instance of ash) (Norse mythology) a huge ash tree whose roots and branches hold the earth and Heaven and Hell together

(ash is a part of ...) winged seed of the ash tree

(... is a member of ash) ash

(ash is made of the substance ...) strong elastic wood of any of various ash trees; used for furniture and tool handles and sporting goods such as baseball bats

Definition 2: strong elastic wood of any of various ash trees; used for furniture and tool handles and sporting goods such as baseball bats - [noun denoting plant]

(ash is a kind of ...) the hard fibrous lignified substance under the bark of trees

(... is made of the substance ash) any of various deciduous pinnate-leaved ornamental or timber trees of the genus Fraxinus

Definition 3: the residue that remains when something is burned - [noun denoting substance]

(ash is a kind of ...) matter that remains after something has been removed

(... is a kind of ash ) fine solid particles of ash that are carried into the air when fuel is combusted

(... is a kind of ash ) ash left when bones burn; high in calcium phosphate; used as fertilizer and in bone china

Definition 4: convert into ashes - [verb of change]

(ash is a kind of ...) cause to change; make different; cause a transformation

"The advent of the automobile may have altered the growth pattern of the city" "The discussion has changed my thinking about the issue"

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