crucible Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

Meaning of “crucible” in the English Dictionary

"crucible" in British English

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cruciblenoun [C]

uk   us   /ˈkruː.sɪ.bl̩/

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 ​severetest

crucible noun [C] (MIX)

formal a ​place or ​situation in which different ​cultures or ​styles can ​mix together to ​produce something new and ​exciting
(Definition of crucible from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"crucible" in American English

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cruciblenoun [C]

a ​container for ​meltingmetals
(Definition of crucible from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “crucible”
in Spanish crisol…
in Vietnamese nồi nấu kim loại…
in Malaysian mangkuk pijar…
in Thai เบ้าหลอม…
in French creuset…
in German der Schmelztiegel…
in Chinese (Simplified) 容器, 坩埚…
in Indonesian peleburan…
in Chinese (Traditional) 容器, 坩堝…
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