What does ASSAYER mean?

ASSAYER meaning in General Dictionary

one that assays Specifically one that examines metallic ores or compounds for the intended purpose of identifying the total amount of any specific metal in the same specially of gold or gold

View more

  • an analyst who assays (executes chemical tests on) metals
  • one that assays. Specifically: One who examines metallic ores or substances, for the purpose of deciding the quantity of every specific material in identical, particularly of gold or gold.

ASSAYER meaning in Law Dictionary

One whose company it's to help make assays of the gold and silver.

ASSAYER meaning in General Dictionary

(letter.) One that assays. Especially: one that examines metallic ores or compounds, for the purpose of identifying the amount of any certain material in identical, especially of gold or gold.

Sentence Examples with the word ASSAYER

Prismatic borax is found widely distributed as a natural product (see below, Mineralogy) in Tibet, and in Canada, Peru and Transylvania, while the bed of Borax Lake, near Clear Lake in California, is occupied by a large mass of crystallized borax, which is fit for use by the assayer without undergoing any preliminary purification.

View more Sentence Examples