Noun(1) a vessel made of material that does not melt easily; used for high temperature chemical reactions
(1) Exposing herself to that kind of crucible , not to mention the small-mindedness of her male counterparts, took a great deal of guts.(2) their relationship was forged in the crucible of war(3) As a member of his senior staff I obviously had the opportunity to observe him in the crucible of the parliament and in complex and protracted negotiations.(4) We were at Greenwich Village at the time of the wonderful crucible of creative alteration of the nation.(5) All of my friendships were tested in the crucible of those terrible days when we first discovered and began to deal with my daughter's illness.(6) The crucible holder is secured to a lid of the furnace, and the furnace lid is guided along upwardly extending guide rods.(7) Yet, unlike so many bright young men in England, he found in his youthful intellectual and spiritual crisis at Yale a crucible from which he emerged more committed than ever to his faith.(8) Millennia of human history may be melting in the crucible of science.(9) The 5th-century BCE context nevertheless was the crucible in which the ideas and approaches of many different schools of thought were clearly formulated and established in relation to one another.(10) We plunge into the crucible of solitude to discover the secret of life and love.(11) the crucible of combat(12) No one can count, track, or document the host of new ideas and concepts that arise from this intellectual crucible .(13) Alexander emerged from the crucible of combat with an enhanced reputation for courage, sound leadership, and imperturbability.(14) The importance of family and peers, coupled with a supportive faculty and institutional climate, all combine in a higher education crucible to aid in the student's achievement.(15) It is a way to avoid responsibility, or of having to test your statements and theories in the crucible of competition.(16) The superheated steel is contained in a crucible located immediately above the weld joint.
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