Crucible

[software] Crucible is a collaborative code review application by Australian software company Atlassian. Like other Atlassian products, Crucible is a Web-based application primarily aimed at the enterprise, and certain features that enable peer review of a codebase may be considered enterprise social software. Crucible is particularly tailo...
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crucible

[n] - a vessel made of material that does not melt easily
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Crucible

Cru'ci·ble (kru'sĭ*b'l) noun [ Late Latin crucibulum a hanging lamp, an earthen pot for melting metals (cf. Old French croisel , creuseul , sort of lamp, crucible, French creuset crucible), probably of German origin; confer Old High German krūsul , LG. ...
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crucible

A vessel used as a container for reactions or meltings at high temperature. ... Origin: Mediev. L. Crucibulum, a night lamp, later, a melting pot ... (05 Mar 2000) ...
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crucible

melting pot noun a vessel made of material that does not melt easily; used for high temperature chemical reactions
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crucible

(kroo´sĭ-bәl) a vessel for melting, burning, or dehydrating substances at high temperatures.
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Crucible

• (n.) A vessel or melting pot, composed of some very refractory substance, as clay, graphite, platinum, and used for melting and calcining substances which require a strong degree of heat, as metals, ores, etc. • (n.) A test of the most decisive kind; a severe trial; as, the crucible of affliction. • (n.) A hollow place at the botto...
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crucible

pot of clay or other refractory material. Used from ancient times as a container for melting or testing metals, crucibles were probably so named ... [4 related articles]
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crucible

crucible 1. A heat-resistant container in which ores or metals are melted. 2. The hollow part at the bottom of a furnace where molten metal collects. 3. A place or set of circumstances where people or things are subjected to forces that test them and often make them change. 4. A severe test, as of patience or belief; a trial.. 5. A severe trial...
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crucible

container for the charge to be melted, made of refractory or electrically conducting materials, e.g. steel, copper or graphite
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crucible

crucible, vessel in which a substance is heated to a high temperature, as for fusing or calcining. The necessary properties of a crucible are that it maintain its mechanical strength and rigidity at high temperatures and that it not react in an undesirable way with its contents. Porcelain, iron, and...
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Crucible

A crucible is a vessel employed to hold substances which are to be submitted to a high temperature without collecting the volatile products of the action. A crucible is usually of a conical, circular, or triangular shape, closed at the bottom and open at the top, and is made of various materials, such as fire-clay, platinum, a mixture of fire-clay ...
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crucible

Type: Term Pronunciation: krū′si-bil Definitions: 1. A vessel used as a container for reactions or experimental procedures at high temperatures.
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Crucible

Refractory pot in which smaller quantities of metals and alloys are melted prior to final adjustment of the composition and pouring. Traditionally used to make tool steel, now mostly used for preparing metal for casting in the foundry.
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Crucible

[geodemography] Crucible is a geodemography computer system created by the United Kingdom-based grocery company Tesco. The system is run by a subsidiary Dunnhumby. The system collects information from the company`s loyalty program, `Clubcard`, as well as aggregating information from other geodemographic databases and other sources. The syst...
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Crucible

[disambiguation] A crucible is a heat-resistant container in which materials can be heated to very high temperatures. Crucible may also refer to: ==Literature, drama, and film== ==Music== ==Television== ==Other uses== ...
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Crucible

A crucible is a container that can withstand very high temperatures and is used for metal, glass, and pigment production as well as a number of modern laboratory processes. While crucibles historically were usually made from clay, they can be made from any material that withstands temperatures high enough to melt or otherwise alter its contents. =...
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Crucible

A ceramic pot or receptacle made of materials such as graphite or silicon carbide, with relatively high thermal conductivity, bonded with clay or carbon, and used in melting metals; sometimes applied to pots made of cast iron, steel, or wrought steel.
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Crucible

Refractory pot in which smaller quantities of metals and alloys are melted prior to final adjustment of the composition and pouring. Traditionally used to make tool steel, now mostly used for preparing metal for casting in the foundry.
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