[ UK /kɹˈuːsəbə‍l/ ]
[ US /ˈkɹusəbəɫ/ ]
  1. a vessel made of material that does not melt easily; used for high temperature chemical reactions
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How To Use crucible In A Sentence

  • In this crucible I have mixed together just one ounce of sugar and one and one-eighth ounces of solidified oxygen, solidified by the force of chemical affinity and bound up in a white salt called chlorate of potash. Religion and Chemistry
  • Everything converged on the labor movement, which proved the real crucible wherein the struggle was to be decided. Red Hunting in the Promised Land: Anticommunism and the Making of America
  • They may not realise that the Irishman was a tortured soul during the match, and was losing sleep at the possibility of becoming the Crucible's biggest-ever choker.
  • We were at Greenwich Village at the time of the wonderful crucible of creative alteration of the nation.
  • No one can count, track, or document the host of new ideas and concepts that arise from this intellectual crucible.
  • Only the old woman knew well the crucible, and the great work -- the one was cuckoldom, and the other the private property of Madame Advocate. Droll Stories — Volume 2
  • Evidence for smithing includes crucibles, and moulds for plain copper-alloy pins.
  • The city has been the crucible of modern urban architecture for two decades.
  • He took the glass stopper off the big jar and scooped up some brown powder in the crucible. CHARMED LIFE
  • An unfinished lead buckle suggests some metalworking was taking place at the site, and there are also crucibles.
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