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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A vessel made of material that does not melt easily. A container in which substances are heated to very high temperatures.

Usage examples (37)
  • Surmounting difficulty is the crucible that forms character.
  • The scope of the crucible is always brought home to me by one single moment: The sinking of the Wilhelm Gustloff on January 30, 1945.
  • Bollingen, which Jung considered his alchemical crucible, is dismissed by Giegerich as
  • Gooch's crucible, which is then dried and weighed. for more
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