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crucible

noun [C] uk   /ˈkruː.sɪ.bl̩/ us  

crucible noun [C] (CONTAINER)

a container in which metals or other substances can be heated to very high temperatures

crucible noun [C] (TEST)

formal a severe test

crucible noun [C] (MIX)

formal a place or situation in which different cultures or styles can mix together to produce something new and exciting
Translations of “crucible”
in Spanish crisol…
in French creuset…
in German der Schmelztiegel…
in Chinese (Traditional) 容器, 坩堝…
in Chinese (Simplified) 容器, 坩埚…
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