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Synonyms for assay

Synonyms for assay

a procedure that ascertains effectiveness, value, proper function, or other quality

a trying to do or make something

to subject to a procedure that ascertains effectiveness, value, proper function, or other quality

to make a judgment as to the worth or value of

to make an attempt to do or make

Synonyms for assay

an appraisal of the state of affairs

a substance that is undergoing an analysis of its components

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a written report of the results of an analysis of the composition of some substance

a quantitative or qualitative test of a substance (especially an ore or a drug) to determine its components

analyze (chemical substances)

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To that end, Menzel is to be lauded for his concise introduction to period and discipline, his discussions of the various rulers and their policies, and his cogent analyses of the mints, their assayers, and the sociopolitical machinations surrounding the production of early Spanish-American coinage.
For example, Beaudoin and Auger's recent work on the massive gold strike supposedly made by Martin Frobisher between 1576 and 1578, prompting increased European forays to the Arctic, has proven the gold strike to be a hoax and showed how Frobisher was duped by London assayers.
He suspected that the ore samples in the store window were sylvanite, a gold-silver telluride first described in Romania but relatively unknown to American assayers. Ed tracked down the samples' owners, and, a few days later, met with Bob Womack, Dr.
Here also was located the Waihi School of Mines, where managers, superintendents, engineers, surveyors, geologists, and assayers received their formal training.
NEWCOMERS Macketts kept hold of first place in the Alex Stewart Assayers I-Zingari League Premier Division with a 3-1 win over Alsop OB thanks to goals from Morgan, Murray and Gargan.
With the vast amount of data collected, the Research Center can tailor-make studies to suit a variety of interests from trend assayers to product manufacturers.
Similar employment continued when operations moved in 1875 to a spacious new building at Fifth and Mission streets, now known as the "Old Mint." When it came to turning gold dust into bars, San Francisco's private assayers and refiners were faster and cheaper than the U.S.
Two gulls, perched atop the convenient drive-up mail depository, watched him out of their assayers' eyes, big birds, vagrant and opportunistic, half again as tall as the boom box he'd left behind at Dana's when she drilled him out the door.
A distinct concept however is the kind of notion assayers have of gold; one, namely, which enables them to distinguish gold from all other bodies by sufficient marks and observations.
In addition he found fragments of chemical glassware, assayers' flasks and retorts for distilling liquids.(29) It is possible that this testing equipment was used by Hariot, the English naturalist.
But wheelers' deposit within the mantle of road-racing's lode had other attributes in the early '90s that attracted us television assayers over and above its competitive fire.
A brass plate proclaims it to be the premises of (say) Bergman and Deane International Gem Stone Assayers and Evaluators.