An instance of such testing, especially as part of a series of tests or experiments:
A container in which metals or other substances are melted; crucible
Great misery or distress, as from oppression; deep sorrow
A large vessel, such as a kettle or vat, used for boiling.
The definition of a test is an examination or an evaluation.
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
(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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