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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 ash /ˈæʃ/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Ash n.
 1. Bot. A genus of trees of the Olive family, having opposite pinnate leaves, many of the species furnishing valuable timber, as the European ash (Fraxinus excelsior) and the white ash (Fraxinus Americana).
 Prickly ash (Zanthoxylum Americanum) and Poison ash (Rhus venenata) are shrubs of different families, somewhat resembling the true ashes in their foliage.
 Mountain ash. See Roman tree, and under Mountain.
 2. The tough, elastic wood of the ash tree.
 Note: Ash is used adjectively, or as the first part of a compound term; as, ash bud, ash wood, ash tree, etc.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Ash, n., sing. of Ashes.
 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 heap, ash hole, ash pan, ash pit, ash-grey, ash-colored, pearlash, potash.
 Bone ash, burnt powered; bone earth.
 Volcanic ash. See under Ashes.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Ash, v. t. To strew or sprinkle with ashes.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: the residue that remains when something is burned
      2: any of various deciduous pinnate-leaved ornamental or timber
         trees of the genus Fraxinus [syn: ash tree]
      3: strong elastic wood of any of various ash trees; used for
         furniture and tool handles and sporting goods such as
         baseball bats
      v : convert into ashes

From: Easton's 1897 Bible Dictionary

    (Heb. o'ren, "tremulous"), mentioned only Isa. 44:14 (R.V., "fir
    tree"). It is rendered "pine tree" both in the LXX. and Vulgate
    versions. There is a tree called by the Arabs _aran_, found
    still in the valleys of Arabia Petraea, whose leaf resembles
    that of the mountain ash. This may be the tree meant. Our ash
    tree is not known in Syria.