\kɹˈuːsəbə͡l], \kɹˈuːsəbəl], \k_ɹ_ˈuː_s_ə_b_əl]\
Definitions of CRUCIBLE
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- 1899 - The american dictionary of the english language.
- 1894 - The Clarendon dictionary
- 1919 - The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language
- 1914 - Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language
- 1874 - Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language
- 1846 - Medical lexicon: a dictionary of medical science
- 1898 - American pocket medical dictionary
- 1916 - Appleton's medical dictionary
- 1871 - The Cabinet Dictionary of the English Language
- 1790 - A Complete Dictionary of the English Language
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By Princeton University
By DataStellar Co., Ltd
By Oddity Software
By Daniel Lyons
By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman
By James Champlin Fernald
A small pot, used by chemists, founders, and others, for melting ores, metals, &c., made of earth, so tempered and baked as to endure extreme heat, or of other substances that resist fire; a hollow place at the bottom of a furnace to receive the melted metal; a situation which severely tests a man's virtue.
By Nuttall, P.Austin.
By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H.
From crux, crucis, a cross; so called- it has been supposed- from being made in the shape of a cross, or from having a cross impressed upon it. A vessel of earth, silver, platinum, gold, blacklead, &c., for receiving substances, which have to be exposed to a strong heat. It is sometimes covered with a top or lid. (F.) Couvercle.
By Robley Dunglison
By Willam Alexander Newman Dorland
By Smith Ely Jelliffe