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Dictionary entry overview: What does crucible mean?
• CRUCIBLE (noun)
The noun CRUCIBLE has 1 sense:
1. a vessel made of material that does not melt easily; used for high temperature chemical reactions
Familiarity information: CRUCIBLE used as a noun is very rare.
Dictionary entry details
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A vessel made of material that does not melt easily; used for high temperature chemical reactions
Nouns denoting man-made objects
crucible; melting pot
Hypernyms ("crucible" is a kind of...):
vessel (an object used as a container (especially for liquids))
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