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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

Chemical analysis of testing ore.

Usage examples (37)
  • The miners took five bags of ore to the assay office.
  • They made an assay of the contents
  • The next writer whose work I've decided to assay is Stanislaw Lem.
  • The flow cytometry based DHR assay is used to evaluate the oxidative metabolism of phagocytes. for more
Tutoring comment
  • An "assay" (examination of characteristics) following a blood test can help diagnose a disease, but can't help you with the "essay" (analytic or interpretive written composition) portion of your English test!
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