An instance of such testing, especially as part of a series of tests or experiments:
An ancient method of trial in which the accused was exposed to physical dangers, from which he or she was supposed to be divinely protected if innocent
A container in which metals or other substances are melted; crucible
The definition of a test is an examination or an evaluation.
Great misery or distress, as from oppression; deep sorrow
A large vessel, such as a kettle or vat, used for boiling.
(Figuratively) A place or time of punishment, affiction, or great trial; severe experience or discipline.
A long, continuous column made of the lignified walls of dead vessel elements, along which water flows in the xylem of angiosperms.
A state of pain or anguish that tests one's resiliency and character
A large reusable receptacle that can accommodate smaller cartons or cases in a single shipment, designed for efficient handling of cargo.
An official visit for the purpose of inspection or examination, as of a bishop to a diocese.
Something which causes pain, suffering, distress or agony.
A closed laboratory vessel with an outlet tube, used for distillation, sublimation, or decomposition by heat.
Such a container and its contents:
A shallow concave container used for purposes other than eating:
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