What does Assaying mean?

Assaying meaning in General Dictionary

The act or process of testing esp of analyzing or examining metals and ores to determine the percentage of pure material

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  • of Assay
  • The act or means of testing, esp. of evaluating or examining metals and ores, to look for the percentage of pure metal.

Assaying meaning in General Dictionary

(p. pr. & vb. n.) of Assay

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  • (letter.) The work or procedure of assessment, esp. of evaluating or examining metals and ores, to look for the proportion of pure steel.

Sentence Examples with the word Assaying

The plus-silver is due to the fact that in assaying the base bullion by cupellation, the silver lost by volatilization and cupel-absorption is neglected.

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