Definition of Crucibles

1. Noun. (plural of crucible) ¹

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Definition of Crucibles

1. crucible [n] - See also: crucible

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Crucibles

crucian carp
cruciate anastomosis
cruciate eminence
cruciate ligament of leg
cruciate ligament of the atlas
cruciate ligaments of knee
cruciate muscle
cruciate sulci
cruciate sulcus
crucible steel
crucibles (current term)
cruciferous plant
cruciferous vegetable
crucifix fish

Literary usage of Crucibles

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1. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: “a” Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature edited by Hugh Chisholm (1911)
"Good graphite crucibles can be used many times in succession if they are ... At the Royal Mint gold is melted in crucibles about ю in. in height and 8J in. ..."

2. Bulletin by Mysore Geologists' Association (1918)
"The yellow oxide of tungsten (WO3) can be reduced by heating with carbon or carbonaceous materials in crucibles. Slightly less than the proportion of carbon ..."

3. A Dictionary of Applied Chemistry by Thomas Edward Thorpe (1921)
"Cornish crucibles are largely used for copper assaying. ... Cornish crucibles aro now made by the Morgan Crucible Company at Battersea. ..."

4. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and General by Thomas Spencer Baynes (1888)
"Such crucibles are mints, The fuel employed!in England is coke, about 76 Ib of which arc required to melt 3000 oz. of standard silver. ..."

5. A Dictionary of Applied Chemistry by Thomas Edward Thorpe (1912)
"Cornish crucibles are now made by the Morgan Crucible Company at Battersea. ... Silica crucibles may be made of powdered j silica, mixed with a highly ..."

6. Liquid Steel: Its Manufacture and Cost by David Carnegie, Sidney C. Gladwyn (1913)
"At the end of this time the crucibles, at a dull red heat, ... PLUMBAGO crucibles In America and on the Continent, plumbago crucibles are more commonly used ..."

7. A Practical Treatise on Metallurgy: Adapted from the Last German Edition of by Bruno Kerl, William Crookes, Ernst Otto Röhrig (1870)
"The crucibles are filled with charcoal or small coke, and are generally placed mouth ... The lids are placed on the bottoms of the inverted crucibles, ..."

8. Metallurgy: The Art of Extracting Metals from Their Ores by John Percy (1875)
""When smaller and less refractory crucibles are needed, the same mixture is ... I am indebted to Mr. Juleff for this information. In these crucibles we ..."

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