assayer definition

  • noun:
    • a person who assays, or executes substance tests on metals.
    • person who assays. Especially: One who examines metallic ores or substances, for the intended purpose of determining the quantity of any particular steel in identical, particularly of silver or gold.
    • One who tries, examinations, or efforts.
    • a person who assays metals; person who examines metallic ores or alloys for the purpose of deciding the total amount of any specific material, specially of silver or gold, within them. Specifically
    • An officer of the mint, whoever task is to test bullion and money.
    • an analyst whom assays (performs substance examinations on) metals

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