Qualitative or quantitative analysis of a metal or ore to ascertain its elements.
A substance to-be therefore analyzed.
The result of such an analysis.
An analysis or assessment.
Archaic an endeavor; an essay.
test, attempt, essay.
the qualitative or quantitative chemical evaluation of anything
Trial; attempt; essay.
Examination and determination; test.
Trial by danger or by disorder; adventure; risk; difficulty; condition to be tried.
Tested purity or price.
The act or means of ascertaining the proportion of a specific metal in an ore or alloy; especially, the determination of this percentage of silver or silver in bullion or money.
The alloy or metal is assayed.
Examination; trial; attempt; essay.
Hence Trial by danger; risk; adventure.
test; tribulation; affiiction.
The trial associated with purity, body weight, etc., of metals or metallic substances, as ores and alloys; any operation or test for ascertaining the number of a precious steel in an ore or a mineral, or in coin or bullion. See assaying.
The substance is assayed. Ure.
In law, an examination of loads and actions by the standard. Cowell.
previously, the work or custom of tasting the food or drink intended for another, as a king, before presenting it.
Value; ascertained purity: as, “stones of rich assay,”
a substance that is undergoing an analysis of their components
a written report regarding the results of an analysis of composition of some substance
a quantitative or qualitative test of a substance (especially an ore or a drug) to determine its elements; commonly used to try for the presence or focus of infectious agents or antibodies etc.
To topic (a metal, as an example) to compound analysis to be able to determine the strength or quality of its elements.
to look at by test or experiment; put to a test: assay one's capacity to speak Chinese.
to gauge; assess: assayed the situation prior to taking action. See Synonyms at estimation.
To attempt; decide to try.
To try; to aim; to apply.
To try tasting, as meals or beverage.
To topic, as an ore, alloy, or any other metallic mixture, to compound or metallurgical examination, to figure out the actual quantity of a certain steel contained in it, or even determine its composition.