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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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Assayers performed a vital function during the gold rush, not just testing gold for purity but also melting it down from the dust, nuggets and crystals they were given and casting it into clearly marked, conveniently transportable shapes that could be used like money--primarily in the gambling parlors.
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.
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.
Experienced assayers like Gans wouldn't leave home without their own assay oven made of steel or clay (for ocean travel a steel one would, of course, be preferable).
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.
Half of the core is left in the boxes and the other half is bagged and shipped to Skyline Assayers and Laboratories ("Skyline) in Tucson, Arizona to be analyzed for Cu and Mo using ICP/OES.
Tenders are invited for Reputed and experienced assayers having well equipped lab facilities within karnataka, with a valid eic certificate to carry out sampling and analysis work of iron ore pellets at new mangalore port.
Private equity deals completed by the team include the management buyout of Knowsley-based Alex Stewart Assayers in a deal backed by Close Brothers Private Equity.
A FOUR goal haul from Williams helped reigning Alex Stewart Assayers I-Zingari Premier League Champions Old Xaverians to an 8-0 rout of Division One champions Nalgo.
In May Frobisher set out on his third and final voyage, with fifteen ships and two hundred miners, in which Sidney invested [pounds]67/10/-; during this trip, the assayers pronounced the ore worthless.