Embalming is the process of preserving a body by removing the blood and replacing it with a fluid that will keep the body from decomposing. It's usually done so that the body can be buried.

  • The embalming process was very expensive, and it took a long time.

  • The embalming process was successful, and the body remained fresh and intact for a long time.

Definition of embalming


To treat a corpse with preservatives in order to prevent decomposition.


To perfume or add fragrance to something.


The work of an embalmer.

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