But the next afternoon, and perhaps the next, we would return to the same cruxes, and often assay the same options.
I threw it into the fuming nitrous acid to assay it, and there arising a little effervescence, I added distilled water thereon.
I've seen him like this before—the night he shot our own men in the assay office.
This coating is white in the centre, and grey towards the edges, and is found some distance from the assay.
assay has gone through the fragments literally piece by piece.
The assay is doubtless correct, but the deductions therefrom are most misleading.
I understand that the assay indicates it is a valuable find.
At the same time it yields considerable vapor, and deposits an incrustation around the assay.
The temperature necessary for the success of an assay is about 150° of Wedgewood.
And all the barons came thither, that whoever would might assay to take the sword.
assay as·say (ās'ā', ā-sā')
Qualitative or quantitative analysis of a substance, especially of an ore or a drug, to determine its components.
A substance to be so analyzed.
The result of such an analysis.
An analysis or examination.
To subject a substance to chemical analysis.
To examine a person's capability by trial or experiment; put to a test.
To evaluate a situation; assess.
To attempt; try.
To be shown by analysis to contain a certain proportion of atoms, molecules, compounds, or precious metal.