Word of the Day – May 23 – Assay

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Verb: Assay (a-SAY)

1. Try or attempt

2. To analyze (as an ore) for one or more specific components or to prove to be of a particular nature by means of analysis

3. To judge the worth of, estimate

Sample sentence: A certified laboratory will assay the samples of gold and silver to determine their levels of purity.

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