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a state of pain or anguish that tests one's resiliency and character

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a vessel made of material that does not melt easily

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A portion of the stone will I grind to impalpable powder; other parts shall be dissolved in acids, or whatever solvents will act upon so admirable a composition; and the remainder I design to melt in the crucible, or set on fire with the blow-pipe.
Doctor Cacaphodel, the alchemist, returned to his laboratory with a prodigious fragment of granite, which he ground to powder, dissolved in acids, melted in the crucible, and burned with the blow-pipe, and published the result of his experiments in one of the heaviest folios of the day.
Rouletabille, who was ferreting in the chimney, put his fingers into one of the crucibles.
MARK WILLIAMS has taken an astonishing potshot at Sheffield's Crucible Theatre on the eve of this year's World Championship.
Byline: Simon Kendal-Williams at The Crucible, Sheffield
However, in the existing melting furnaces mentioned advantages of the induction heating source are not implemented to a full degree, because during melting the molten metal contacts with a refractory wall of the crucible and is contaminated by the interaction reaction products (non-metal and gas impurities).
Professor Richard A Williams, Heriot-Watt Principal and Vice-Chancellor, was among the key speakers who addressed Scotlands research leaders of the future at the third annual Scottish Crucible Forum.
For worker-owners of the Crucible Cooperative in Bozeman, Mont.
After the meeting, Martin contacted John Greene of FL Sales in search of a small muller and gas crucible furnace.
These new instructors join Robert Collins, the first Crucible Youth Program student to become a lead instructor, and four youth students - Abdollah Hamdan, JR Williams, Kobe Schwinges-Williams, and Pablo Valdez - working as teaching assistants.
Crucible seats for the 2018 final and other matches went on sale online yesterday at 9am - but were immediately halted for three hours.
BARRY Hearn announced the Crucible will keep the World Championship until at least 2027 in a move that crushed Chinese hopes of snatching the event.
However, until now it has been difficult to find data relating to energy use and crucibles, and so to assess the cost of crucible ownership in a way that includes energy savings.
FORMER world champion Ken Doherty is convinced it would be criminal if the World Championship moved from The Crucible.